Here’s a collection of awesome Star Wars crafts and activities that kids will love!

Make Star Wars Nerf Targets, painted rocks, tin can lanterns, Star Wars paper crafts, LEGO projects, and more. One of our absolute favorites is the garden-in-a-tub for Star Wars pretend play.

This post was originally posted in September 2015 and updated in April 2024.


Make a Pool Noodle Light Saber.  Kids of all ages will love these, and they can duel with no damage to the house, or each other! These make great birthday party favors too.

Star Wars Nerf Games – Star Wars and Nerf, what a great combination! Use simple supplies to create your own Star Wars themed Nerf targets.

Star Wars Nerf Games

Star Wars Play Dough – Awesome for imaginative play!

Star Wars Play Dough Imaginative Play!

Star Wars Perler Bead Patterns.  We love Perler beads!  These are those tiny plastic beads that fuse together when you iron them. They provide awesome fine motor practice for ages 5+, and my kids love the finished product. They were kind of addicted over the summer.

And here are some Perler Bead Patterns for The Force Awakens.

If you have kids that like painting rocks, then you HAVE to check out these super fun Star Wars Painted Rocks! SOOOOO cool.

Star Wars Paper Crafts.  Print the templates for tons of cube shaped Star Wars characters! Great projects for kids around age 8+.

Star Wars Tin Can Lanterns.  So easy to make, and fun for any time of the year!

Star Wars Crafts and Activities

Make a Duct Tape Mandalorian Jetpack – For pretend play, but it would be great as part of a costume, too!

How to Make a Duct Tape Star Wars Jetpack

Make an X-Wing from Office Supplies.  You probably already have the supplies you need for this project!  Dad will want to get in on this one too.

Star Wars Crafts and Activities

LEGO Star Wars Planet Worlds.  It’s SO fun to create scenes with real sand, plants, rocks, and more. My kids have spent HOURS with this.

LEGO Star Wars Small World Play


There are so many Star Wars sets available, but kids will also enjoy building their own projects with the loose bricks they have.

Our LEGO Star Wars Building Cards are a great place to start! You can print the mosaic pattern cards from the post.

How to Build a LEGO R2-D2 and C3PO

These are larger characters that are really impressive!

75+ LEGO Ideas for Kids

How to Build a LEGO Yoda

LEGO Yoda Building Instructions

If you want to build characters on a smaller scale, these LEGO Star Wars Mini Characters are a lot of fun! So simple and adorable.

How about building some Star Wars ships? Here are instructions for How to Build LEGO Star Wars Speeders.

Or, Build some Star Wars Mini Ships out of LEGO bricks.


For younger kids – make a Star Wars Planet Book.  This has been one of our favorite projects ever!  We used shaving cream marbling for some of the planets, which is such a fun art process. You can add some writing practice by adding a label (or even a few sentences) about each planet.

Kid-Made Star Wars Planet Book

Star Wars Writing Prompts – Print these 16 writing prompts for kids age 8-11.  Several of them would work for younger kids as well!  Story starters, persuasive writing, descriptive writing, and more.

Star Wars Printable Writing Prompts

Head over to print this Star Wars Multiplication Puzzle! Work the problems and find the answers to two funny riddles.

We also have a fun printable Star Wars Word Search.


DIY Working Lightsaber from Lemon Lime Adventures.  How cool is this?!

Chewbacca Bookmark from Mom Start

DIY Glow-in-the-Dark Yoda T-Shirt from Busy Kids Happy Mom

Recycled Droid Craft from All for the Boys

Jedi Quiet Book from Julie’s Blog.  If you like to sew, this project is amazing!

DIY Star Wars Toys from Filth Wizardry

Milk Jug Storm Trooper Helmet from Filth Wizardry (great costume idea, and frugal too!)

DIY Chewbacca Toy Bandolier from All for the Boys

Save Han Solo! from Fun-a-Day.  What a fun play idea!

Star Wars Molten Lava Slime from Fun-a-Day

Paper Roll Star Wars Characters from hello, Wonderful


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  1. Dec 13, 2017

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  2. Vonda Martinez May 22, 2018

    These are great! My oldest daughter’s birthday is May the 4th and she wants a Star Wars party so she flipped out with everything (specially the Leia’s cupcakes). Thank you so much fot the great ideas! The bin will also be the Fathers Day gift for dad! Thanks again! ?

  3. Rachelle Walker May 4, 2021

    You have great ideas. Thank you so much for sharing. We love the Star Wars activities for one of our favorite holidays, May the 4th.


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