15 Amazing Alien Crafts for Kids
Looking for cute Alien Crafts for Kids to celebrate Alien Day on 26 April? Well, you’ve come to the right place because we’ve got quite a few of them!
“I believe in aliens. I think it would be way too selfish of us as mankind to believe we are the only lifeforms in the universe.”
This is a quote by singer Demi Lovato, and I think that’s a nice way to think about aliens! And if you’re wondering why we’re talking about aliens today, it’s because we’re heading towards Alien Day on the 26th of April!
If you can have a day for just about every group on Earth, why not have one for aliens too? It’s only fair, isn’t it? Well, here’s a little more about this special day!
Fun Facts about Alien Day
- Alien Day was created in honor of the Alien film series
- The day 26 April was chosen because of the designation of the moon in the 1st Alien film – 4/26
- Alien Day became an official celebration in 2016
- 20th Century Fox has since taken up the sponsorship of the celebration
- On Alien Day, a 24-hour trivia challenge is held on Twitter, with a question posted every 42.6 minutes
Well, that was interesting, but we’ve got something more interesting for you – alien crafts for kids! We’re going to show you how you can make alien crafts with just about anything lying around your home!
15 Amazing Alien Crafts for Kids
1. Cardboard Tube Aliens
You know what’s the best part about making alien crafts for kids is that since there is no set template for how an alien looks like, you can make them any way you like – just like these cardboard tube aliens!
2. Plastic Egg Alien Craft
Easter just got over a short while back, and if you’re wondering what to do with those plastic eggs, this is the perfect craft for you to make use of them!
3. Paper Alien Spaceship Craft
When we think about quilling, we tend to think of flowers, rainbows or festive decorations. However, this project proves that quilling also works just as well for something as fun as alien crafts for kids!
4. Printable Alien Ship Paper Craft
Would you like to have a puppet show featuring aliens? Well, if you’re wondering how to go about it, you can try making this easy alien paper craft, with jumbo craft sticks to make it easy to hold.
5. Friendly Aliens Art Project
Are aliens dangerous? Will they hurt us earthlings, as some movies show? Well, we’d like to think about aliens as friendly begins, who are just curious about us humans – hence, this friendly alien craft!
6. Alien Stick Bookmarks
Would an alien make a good reading partner? Well, they’ve seen more of the universe than us, they are proof of the possibilities of worlds beyond ours, so I think they’re perfect as bookmarks to take us on a journey to fantasy land!
7. Paper Bag Alien Craft
Aliens don’t always have to look scary and huge – they can also look adorable, like this paper bag alien craft for kids! Perfect to use as a puppet along with other puppets like mermaids, leprechauns and even baby Yoda!
8. Printable Alien Paper Crowns
These alien crafts for kids don’t just help you have fun with aliens; it also gives you the chance to turn into an alien yourself! Download and print these paper crowns and imagine that you’re a being from another planet!
9. Handprint Alien Card
Remember the adorable green aliens from Toy Story? Well, Simple Everyday Mom shows us how to recreate those aliens using something just as cute – little handprints!
10. Easy Alien Craft
Another thing we love about alien crafts for kids is that you can use anything to create them. This project from Kids Activity Zone, for example, uses craft sticks, pipe cleaners, pompoms, googly eyes and even a scrubbing sponge!
11. DIY Toy Story Aliens
This project from Hunny I’m Home DIY is an easy alien craft for young children who may get overwhelmed with too many supplies and complicated steps. You can also use it to teach about shapes like circles and triangles.
12. Jumping Alien Craft
We know aliens fly in their UFOs or space ships, but do you know an alien who can jump? Well, this craft from All for the Boys certainly does that, and kids will have a ball with it!
13. Popsicle Stick Green Alien
We have always learned that A is for Apple, but Glued to My Crafts gives us a more interesting option – A is for aliens! This is a fun craft for kids learning their alphabet, and it will encourage them to think out of the box for the remaining letters!
14. Alien UFO Paper Craft
Any alien worth his salt won’t want to be seen without his spaceship, and Krokotak knows that very well! This is an easy printable craft, and kids can have fun coloring them.
15. Paper Plate Alien Craft
Crayola gives us a simple addition to our list of alien crafts for kids, with an easy paper plate craft. It features a little UFO and an adorable little alien smiling from inside!
These alien crafts for kids are suitable for all age ranges, from preschoolers to pre-teens. You don’t even need expensive supplies – you can use whatever you have lying around the home. In fact, make it more fun by gathering a bunch of stuff and asking kids to create their own version of aliens – that should be interesting!
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