Get busy with these Star Wars Crafts and Activities for Kids in time for Star Wars Day on 4th May. May the Force be with you always!
When you think of evergreen things, you think of banana splits, Disney movies and … Star Wars! The Star Wars enterprise is something that has fans from all generations, and can be said to be something that unites the world!
Have you got a Star Wars fan at home? If you do, then the 4th of May is a special day – it’s Star Wars Day. It’s the perfect occasion to throw a Star Wars theme party or attend one. However, if you’re not in the mood to socialize, no problem; we have what you need!
Check out our collection of 10 easy and fun Star Wars crafts and activities for kids to make and play with. Have puppet shows, little world play and more – there’s something for every age group here!
10 Star Wars Crafts and Activities for Kids
Enjoying the rock painting craze that’s going on around right now? Make the most of this trend by painting some plain rocks in Star Wars themes. Check out Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls for ideas on how to do this.
May the force be with you as you play this memory game with friends and family! Get the free memory game printable in Star Wars themed cards to make an ordinary game much more interesting. There’s Princess Leia, Chewbacca, Storm Troopers and others to play with!
Crafts by Amanda takes a plain old tin can and strips of felt fabric to create a smart looking R2D2-inspired pencil holder. While being a great recycling project, this is also an excellent DIY gift idea for a die hard Star Wars fan.
This project is something older kids will love. It’ll make great wall decor for a teenager’s room, and you can do it in multiple colors for a gallery wall. Get the instructions from Simplistically Living, using embroidery floss and foam sheets.
Want to create your own sequel to the Star Wars franchise? With these cute little puppets from Busy Moms Helper, you can do this easily! Get the free printable, cut them out and glue to Popsicle Sticks for instant puppets!
Isn’t it amazing how versatile toilet rolls are? Especially when it comes to creating play figures or characters, like these Star Wars people from Hello, Wonderful. You can turn this into a collaborative project by assigning each child a different character.
These peg dolls from Filth Wizardry are unbelievably realistic looking, what with Leia’s hair and Darth Vader’s removable mask! You may need a quick trip to the craft store for the supplies, but it’s all smooth sailing from there on.
Why should the little ones be left out of the Star Wars celebrations? The Farm Girl Gabs shows us how to make Star Wars slime with confetti, black and silver glitter. This truly looks like something out of this world!
Here’s another kind of puppet to make, based one of the most iconic characters from Star Wars – Yoda! Glue Sticks Gum Drops turns a paper bag into a realistic Yoda, down to the wrinkles and hooded eyes.
This sponge painted Death Star art from Crafts on Sea is just gorgeous, and will be appreciated even by someone who isn’t a Star Wars fan. (Do they exist?) Black card and sponge with paint come together to create beautiful textural art.
11. Bonus – Star Wars Princess Leia Craft
Make some #starwarsinspired light saber bookmarks. Popsicle sticks, markers and washi tape. .
Looks like we have enough to keep us busy till the 4th of May and beyond! Some of these are easy while some may be a little more challenging, but remember what Yoda said, “Patience you must have my young padawan!”