Cute and Easy Rocket Bookmark Craft

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Looking for a fun and creative craft activity for kids? Why not try this rocket bookmark craft? This simple and engaging project will keep kids entertained while encouraging their love of reading.

All you need are a few basic materials and some imagination, and soon you’ll have a fleet of colorful rockets blasting off from the pages of your favorite books. So, grab some paper, scissors, and glue, and let’s prepare for liftoff!

Rocket Bookmark Craft - two colorful rockets

List of Supplies for Rocket Bookmark Craft:

  1. Colored craft paper
  2. Cardstock paper
  3. Pencil
  4. Scissors
  5. Craft glue

Instructions for Rocket Bookmark Craft:

Step 1:

Select colored craft paper for the rocket pattern. Your kids can choose their favorite colors in order to personalize their own rocket bookmark,

Prepare the template patterns by printing and cutting them out. You’re going to want to trace the patterns on the selected craft paper and cut them out using scissors.

The rocket bookmark template includes: the main part of the rocket (bullet shaped), two side wings, the windows (two round shapes), a triangular shape (the top end of the rocket), two flame patterns, and the bottom part of the rocket (trapezoid-shaped).

Rocket Bookmark Craft - colorful cut out pieces of bookmark

Step 2:

Take the main body part of the rocket (bullet shape) and the trapezoid-shaped paper. Glue the trapezoid-shaped paper to the bottom (the straight end) of the bullet-shaped paper.

Rocket Bookmark Craft - body of rocket glued to base

Step 3:

Stick the triangular paper cut-out to the top end of the main body part of the rocket. By now, you’re beginning to see the rocket bookmark coming together.

Rocket Bookmark Craft - nose of rocket glued to body and base

Step 4:

Take the two round cut pieces of paper and glue the small round paper on the big round paper. Then, stick the round papers on the middle of the paper rocket pattern. This is your window.

Rocket Bookmark Craft - window of rocket glued to body of rocket

Step 5:

Take the side wings of the rocket and stick them on both sides of the rocket, keeping the pointy ends facing outwards, as in the image below.

Rocket Bookmark Craft - wings of rocket glued to body

Step 6:

Now take the two flame cut-outs and stick the smaller flame pattern on the middle of the big flame cut-out. This adds depth and color to the rocket bookmark.

Rocket Bookmark Craft - fire near rocket

Step 7:

Now glue the flame pattern on the bottom side of the rocket.

Rocket Bookmark Craft - fire glue to base of rocket

Step 8:

Cut out a strip of paper from cardstock paper. This will be the handle. You can choose the color.

Rocket Bookmark Craft - handle next to rocket

Step 9:

Glue the paper rocket to either end of the cardstock strip. Your rocket bookmark is ready for launch!

 Allow it to dry completely before using your bookmark! If you want to create an extra durable bookmark, you can also laminate your bookmark craft. 

Rocket Bookmark Craft - two colorful rocket bookmarks in front of a book

Rocket Bookmark Craft Template

Additional Activities

List of Rocket-Themed Books

And speaking of reading, here are a few of our favorite children’s books with rocket themes. Because what can be better than having a rocket bookmark craft to place inside a book about rockets?!

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