Now, we can’t promise this homemade rocket ship – constructed entirely from household items – meets exact NASA specifications, or is durable enough to survive re-entry into the earth’s atmosphere, but we’re sure it will fire your kids’ imaginations.
STEM Activity for Kids: How to Make Straw Rockets (w/ Free Rocket Template)- Fun for a science lesson, outdoor play activity, or unit on space! Great for students in a special education classroom. Work on oral motor skills as well as sensory play.
Balloon Rockets - I've done this in several science camps I've conducted. Kids have fun with it. But, when the balloon deflates it may fall off the straw because it's surface area changes - another good thing to show and explain to kids.
Space activities - Toilet Paper Roll Kids Art Project Ideas: Make a rocket with a toilet paper roll and colored paper. This rocket may not get launched into outer space but this kids art project will sure be a hit.
Some of the most inspiring traits of my children, and really children in general, is their sense of creativity and imagination. For instance, just the other day my son cut out a rectangle of paper. In it, he colored in all kinds of blues and greens to rep
Water Rocket: The combination of water, compressed air, and a plastic soda bottle serves as a great source of propulsion for a water rocket. Alternate way (without tape) to fix up those water bottle rockets.