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Rocket Valentine Craft For Kids [Free Template]

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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 simple to make and only uses a few common supplies.

We’ve made this rocket craft in the classic colors or 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

Valentine rocket craft image collage with the words rocket valentine in the middle

Supplies

  • Cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Rocket template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the rocket template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hands holding rocket valentine craft template

Position the tip at the top of the body of the rocket and glue it in place.

hands gluing tip to rocket valentine craft

Glue the base just at the bottom of the body of the rocket.

hands gluing base to rocket valentine craft

Place the three hearts in the middle of the rocket body and glue them down.

hands gluing hearts to rocket valentine craft

Take the fins and glue them to the back and middle of the rocket body. Do this for both sides.

hands gluing the fins to the sides of the rocket craft

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.

hands gluing paper flames together

We love how festive these Valentine rockets turned out!

2 rocket valentine crafts

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.

hand holding rocket valentine craft

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!

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!

rocket valentine craft

We are all aware 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?

Have some open-ended exploratory play with this Valentine themed play dough set or this Valentine sensory bin.

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

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hand holding rocket valentine craft

Rocket Valentine Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Need an out of this world craft for Valentine's Day? This rocket Valentine craft for kids is it! Download the printable template and make it this February!

Materials

  • Cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Rocket template

Instructions

  1. Download the rocket template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Position the tip at the top of the body of the rocket and glue it in place.
  3. Glue the base just at the bottom of the body of the rocket.
  4. Place the three hearts in the middle of the rocket body and glue them down.
  5. Take the fins and glue them to the back and middle of the rocket body. Do this for both sides.
  6. 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.

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