There’s nothing better than celebrating Valentine’s Day with some of the people you love the most – your kids!
Kids will have a blast (wink, wink) making this cute rocket Valentine craft. It’s an easy Valentine craft for kids that is simple to make and only uses a few common supplies.
We’ve made this rocket craft in the classic colors of pinks and reds, but don’t let that limit your child’s creativity!
Make it in any color that suits your child and give it to someone special, like Grandma or Grandpa!
Watch our quick video tutorial below to see the steps to make this craft or read the directions below.
Valentine Rocket Craft
- Cardstock or construction paper
- Rocket template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the rocket template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Position the tip at the top of the body of the rocket and glue it in place.
Glue the base just at the bottom of the body of the rocket.
Place the three hearts in the middle of the rocket body and glue them down.
Take the fins and glue them to the back and middle of the rocket body. Do this for both sides.
Build the flames by gluing the orange flames to the middle of the yellow flames. Next, glue the flames to the back of the rocket base.
We love how festive these Valentine rockets turned out!
More Valentine’s Day Ideas For Kids
If you’re searching for even more fun ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Keep scrolling below to see more craft ideas, book recommendations, and sensory play ideas.
We are all aware of how helpful reading is to a child’s developing brain, so why not read a few Valentine’s Day books with them? You can reserve them from your local library or buy them from Amazon to add to your home library!
Below are some of our favorite Valentine’s Day books for kids.
Love From The Crayons – If your kids love any of the Crayon books, they’ll want to read this Valentine version where the crayons explore the bright colors and subtle shades of love.
The Invisible String – This is a sweet story all children will want to hear. It’s about a mother who tells her two children that they’re all connected by an invisible string.
Little Blue Truck’s Valentine – Join Little Blue Truck as he delivers Valentine’s Day cards to all his farm animal friends. As he does, he wonders, will anyone give one to him?
While any of our crafts can be made by girls or boys, if you have a boy who loves monsters, we’re betting they’ll enjoy making this love monster craft. It’s a silly way to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
This unicorn Valentine card craft is another activity that’s fun for kids. They can make it for a friend or just display it on the kitchen fridge!
Do your kids love penguins? If so, this penguin Valentine craft will be a hit! It’s perfect for wintertime too!
Our favorite Valentine craft has to be this panda Valentine craft. It’s just so cute and chubby! We can’t get enough of it!
For a simple, no-prep activity, try out these Valentine connect the dot printables. They’re fun for kids and can help them practice fine motor skills.
These Valentine coloring pages are another opportunity for your kiddos to express their creativity! There are 4 free pages that feature a tiger, panda, bee, and bear.
If you want an engaging educational activity, try out these Valentine do a dot printables. They’re great for preschool and kindergarten children to work on letter and number recognition, counting, patterns, and more.
This Valentine playdough kit can bring a world of excitement right to your child’s fingertips! With this kit, there will be plenty of screen-free play that’s great for your child’s imagination.
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More Valentine’s Day Activities
- Cardstock or construction paper
- Rocket template
- Download the rocket template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Position the tip at the top of the body of the rocket and glue it in place.
- Glue the base just at the bottom of the body of the rocket.
- Place the three hearts in the middle of the rocket body and glue them down.
- Take the fins and glue them to the back and middle of the rocket body. Do this for both sides.
- Build the flames by gluing the orange flames to the middle of the yellow flames. Next, glue the flames to the back of the rocket base.