Did you know that the first Father’s Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910 in the state of Washington? However, it was not until 1972 that Father’s Day became a nationwide holiday in the United States honoring fathers. Although the library is not open yet, we wanted to share a project with you that we would normally do all together. So grab your art supplies and let Dad know how much you appreciate him by making an Out of this World Father’s Day Rocket Ship Craft.
Materials Needed: Rocket ship Template, a Printer, White Computer Paper, Dark Blue, Red, Orange, Yellow, and Black Construction Paper, Scissors, 1 Black Magic Marker, 1 Black Crayon, 1 Glue Stick, and 1 package of star stickers.
- Print the rocket ship template out of computer paper. No printer, no problem, just draw your own rocket ship!
- Cut out and glue the white rocket ship to the black construction paper.
- Glue the 2 black circular windows on to the rocket ship.
- Glue one blue wing to the right side of the rocket ship and glue one blue wing to the left side of the rocket ship.
- Trace your hand on the red and orange construction paper and cut it out.
- Glue the red hand print on to the back of the rocket ship.
- Glue the orange hand print on to the red hand print.
- Add some finishing touches to the rocket ship using a black crayon and a black magic marker.
- Trace and cut out the star from the template.
- Trace and cut out the star using blue construction paper.
- Write a message to your dad using a black magic marker.
- Decorate your project using star stickers or draw your own stars!