Straw Rockets

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Activity Equipment:


  • Rocket template (in your Activity Bag)
  • Two straws for your Rocket.  One with a larger diameter (circle) than the other (in your Activity Bag)
  • Sticky tape or glue-dots (in your Activity Bag)
  • Markers, crayons or coloured pencils
  • Scissors


Step 1:

Colour the rocket and cut it out.

Step 2:

Cut the wider straw to fit the length of the rocket and tape one end shut so it’s completely sealed. Attach it to the back of your rocket with glue dots or tape.

Step 3:

Slip the thinner straw into the wider straw that you glued to your rocket, and you’re ready to launch!

Step 4:

Give your straw a big puff and watch it take off!

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