Straw Rockets

Design and Launch a rocket using straws, paper, and your air.


  • Straw
  • Scissors
  • Paper
  • Tape
  • Markers and Crayons


  1. Fold paper in half three times to get rectangular shapes and cut out
  2. Use rectangular cut out and place on one end of straw and fold it over top
  3. Once folded over, take one side and fold it to the other side
  4. Cut off excess paper from side
  5. Tape off top and sides so that no air escapes
  6. Blow air into the other end of the straw and watch your rocket fly
  7. Add Designs to your rocket using markers and crayons

Multimedia Producer and Visual Artist at the library. Painter of the Kids Library Mural and 3D scapes, Designer of the Learn and Play Bus and AdventureMobile. When not at work you can find me drawing, making stuff out of wood and getting into trouble.