Give kids a fun and interesting activity to celebrate the new year. Check out this cool DIY paper rocket craft activity for preschoolers.
Easy Colorful DIY Project for Kids
Manual work is one of the best things children and their families can do because it is an excellent option to spend fun, free time together. Nowadays, people live in a constant rush due to technology. Thanks to it, we adults can answer almost immediately to give solutions to our children's needs, forgetting the importance of patience in their lives.
When doing this type of activity with our children, the benefits we can find are both physical and cognitive, and even emotional. Through crafts, children are constantly working on the right side of the brain as they develop creativity and imagination. Also closely related is the ability to be sensitive to different situations to see aesthetics in what they do and observe and the spatial vision of each object. This leads us to the fact that children can express what they feel and their perception of the world around them.
Please note that the benefits transcend promoting concentration, patience, and perseverance, which nowadays are qualities that must be reinforced in our children due to our lives' speed. This also allows them to increase their self-esteem, feeling satisfied with the finished work. It also elevates their self-confidence when they realize that they can finish any project they start.
Additionally, during these activities, children can feel personal progress overcoming challenges autonomously. They understand the importance of focusing on a certain task when planning it step by step and gradually solving problems that arise along the way. Children learn and remember when these exercises are done as a family, it strengthens teamwork, social relationships, and, of course, the family bonds.
THEME: PAPER ROCKET CRAFT
HOW DO WE DO THIS ACTIVITY?
Crafts for Kids
Age: 4-6-year-old children
Goal: Strengthen children's emotions, fine motor skills, and lead them to understand personal progress.
Difficulty level: Average. This paper rocket craft activity is designed to be done autonomously and independently by following instructions.
- Accuracy in hand and finger movements
- Following instructions
- Glittered foamy in several different colors
- Liquid silicon
- A pencil
- Silk/tissue paper
- A cardboard tube
- A small circle lid
Using the circle lid, trace around it with the pencil on the largest piece of foamy and cut it out.
Cut one side of the circle to the center.
Create a conic (pointed) item with the circle and glue it to the cardboard tube.
Glue the other colored foamy strips around the cardboard tube.
Make some strips with the tissue paper and glue them to the tube's bottom. This will represent flames as the rocket is blasting off.
Fireworks paper rocket craft
FREE PRINTABLE WORKSHEETS
After their paper rocket craft give kids new worksheets too. Click the link below to download and print.
HOW TO CARRY OUT THIS PAPER ROCKET CRAFT ACTIVITY WITH CHILDREN OF OTHER AGES?
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN UNDER 4 YEARS OLD
July 4th Activity for Preschoolers
Younger children can do this paper rocket craft activity. They will need an adult's guidance and surveillance because we do not want to put children in danger. A variant of this preschool activity is that children paint the firework rocket or glue pieces of paper to develop their fine motor skills.
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN OLDER THAN 6
You can also do this activity with older children. To increase this July 4th activity's difficulty level, they can create a bigger firework rocket with recycled boxes and use other materials such as paints, ribbons, and rulers. You can also talk to them about how professionals handle fireworks and the damages that can be caused if fireworks are not properly manipulated.
VIDEO DESCRIPTION –FIREWORKS PAPER ROCKET CRAFT
In this paper rocket craft video, you will find a detailed description of the activity "FIREWORKS CRAFT," designed for 4-6-year-old boys and girls. Here, children will use some different materials to create a firework rocket, imitating fireworks.
This kids activity will allow children to develop skills such as hand and finger movements, imagination, following instructions, memory, focus, creativity, and independence.
The materials you will need to do the 4th of July activity are pieces/strips of glittered foamy, liquid silicon, a pencil, scissors, silk/tissue paper, a cardboard tube, and a small circle lid.
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