A fun collection of Star Wars activities for kids (and adults!) who love the series. Perfect for those celebrating May the 4th, but they’d be fun year round too.
“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. . .
(More accurately, just a few years ago in a small town in the States . . .)
My son fell in love with Star Wars. I knew it would happen, so I wasn’t taken by surprise that he fell for the much-loved classic movies. He comes by his geekiness honestly. Although I must admit that he loves the series more than I do (when I was younger I was much more of a . . . *gasp!* . . . Trekkie).
Star Wars Activities the Kids Are Sure to Love
One of the great thing about so many people loving Star Wars is that there are tons of ideas floating around for kids! So I put together this amazing list of Star Wars activities the kiddos can play and learn with throughout the year. Not just on May the 4th!
Science and Sensory Ideas
Make molten lava slime the kids can use to reenact Obi-Wan and Anakin’s duel on Mustafar.
Free Han Solo and his Star Wars pals from “carbonite” using chemical reactions.
Put together an X-Wing and Death Star sensory small world for the kids to play in.
Make light up cards for May 4th like Left Brain Craft Brain did.
Construct C3PO and R2D2 out of LEGO bricks following Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls’ instructions.
Break out the Star Wars play dough kit like Mama Papa Bubba.
Star Wars Crafts
Grab the crayons and make a crayon resist Death Star to decorate the house.
Make Play Trains’ mini light sabers for kids to use with their stuffed animals.
Use egg cartons to make Royal Little Lambs’ Star Wars Angry Birds craft.
Let the kids pretend to be Yoda with a simple paper plate craft from Coffee Cups and Crayons.
Paint Lemon Lime Adventures’ Star Wars flowerpots for the back porch.
Literacy and Math Featuring Star Wars
Work on early literacy skills with a free Star Wars printable pack from 3 Dinosaurs.
Use Star Wars themed word-picture matching cards to explore language like Carrots Are Orange.
Grab some mini-figures for Star Wars LEGO math from Inspiration Laboratories.
Grab some mini light sabers and set up math equations like Carrots Are Orange did for her Star Wars loving boys.
Work on letter formation with JDaniel4’s Mom’s Star Wars printables.
Check out what JDaniel4’s Mom’s amazing Star Wars lunch.
Make Stormtrooper cupcakes with these easy directions from Spaceships and Laser Beams.
Have a go at Totally the Bomb’s awesome Princess Leia cupcakes.
Try not to eat all of these Star Wars gummy snacks from Natural Beach Living while you’re making them.
More Collections of Star Wars Activities for Children
Mom Endeavors gathered 10 Star Wars ideas for kids.
Kids Activities Blog has over 10 more fun ideas for families.
May the 4th Be With You from Life, Love and Thyme is full of ideas to check out.
Find some cool Death Star themed activities we featured on Fun-A-Day.
Do you have any Star Wars activities to add? Any favorites from your kiddos?