Do you frequently hear your kids say things like, “May the force be with you”? If so, you most likely have a young Star Wars fanatic in your midst! You can never be too young to enjoy the thrilling adventures of this famous film series. Star Wars was created by George Lucas in the 1970s and is still very popular to this day. These 30-themed activities are sure to entertain even the youngest of Star Wars fans!
1. Create a Fleet of Planes
If Star Wars is one of your child’s favorite movies, you may want to check out this awesome craft. To create a fleet of planes, you will cut a hole in the side of an empty cardboard roll. Then, add cardboard wings, decorate using paint, and insert your favorite Jedi starfighters.
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2. Galaxy Jars
You can use this as a Star Wars-themed sensory activity. Start with a mason jar and add water to fill 1/3 of the jar. Add acrylic tempera paint, secure the lid, and shake vigorously. Stretch out and add several cotton balls and glitter to make your own galaxy.
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3. Light Saber Math Game
Looking for a STEM activity for your Star Wars-themed lesson plan? Check out this fun activity! First, you will prepare the materials and have each child roll a die 3 times to complete an equation. They will then add or remove lightsabers accordingly.
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4. Storm Trooper Target Game
This game is very easy and inexpensive to make! You can print out stormtrooper pictures and paste them on empty toilet paper rolls or craft rolls. Children will throw or shoot nerf darts or a ball at the target. How many can they knock down for a prize?
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5. R2D2 Perler Bead Character Craft
This is a fun craft for Star Wars fans of all ages. It is an R2D2 model made of Perler beads! You will need to gather white, gray, blue, black, and red Perler beads. Follow the instructions to form R2D2 and use an iron to melt the beads.
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6. Star Wars Bingo
Themed bingo games are educational activities that are fun for the whole class. You will print out these bingo cards and hand 1 out to each student. As you call out objects, they will mark them off. The first student to have 5 in a row will call out bingo!
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7. Baby Yoda Paper Plate Craft
This baby Yoda paper plate is such an adorable craft idea. You will start with a green paper plate and attach a popsicle or craft stick to the back. Use green construction paper for the ears, draw the face, and glue on googly eyes.
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8. Star Wars Painted Rocks
Enjoy a fun recycling activity such as painting rocks! Students will prepare by gathering smooth river rocks. They can then paint the rocks based on their favorite Star Wars characters. It would be fun to hide them around the school or neighborhood for others to find and enjoy.
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9. Star Wars Memory Game
Begin by placing all the cards face down; therefore hiding the pictures. Students will take turns flipping over two cards at a time with the goal of finding a match. If they find a match, they keep the pair and have another turn. The game continues until all matches are found.
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10. Star Wars Mad Libs
Mad Libs’ activities explore many different themes. This Star Wars-themed Mad Libs activity book is guaranteed to bring about a few laughs! Students will work together to fill in the blanks with specific parts of speech to create a new Star Wars story.
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11. Where’s The Wookiee?
You may have heard of Where’s Waldo, but have you heard of Where’s the Wookiee? They are very similar activities. Search and find activity books that are sure to provide hours of entertainment for children as they practice their detective skills. How many Wookiees will they find?
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12. R2D2 Pencil Holder Craft
This is the perfect craft for children of all ages. To create your own, you will pre-cut all of the pieces out of felt. Then, you will glue them onto a can. Use any size to make a larger or smaller pencil holder.
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13. Star Wars Color by Number Math Practice
Most students are familiar with the classic activity- color by number. For this Star Wars-themed math practice worksheet, students will first have to use multiplication to find the magic number. Once they have all the numbers, they will use the code to color the picture accordingly.
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14. Star Wars Alphabet Tracing
If you are having a hard time motivating your young writers to practice tracing letters, this might do the trick! Star Wars-themed alphabet tracing cards would make the perfect addition to an activity pack for center time. To complete, students will trace the letters on each set of cards.
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15. Star Wars-inspired Letter Find
Children will use this fun activity to practice letter recognition. Each worksheet contains a large letter at the top in both uppercase and lowercase forms. Students will need to dab or circle all of those specific letters they can find throughout the page. Students can work with partners or independently.
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16. Star Wars Word Search
This Star Wars-themed word search could be a fun challenge for most students. The included words are all relevant to Star Wars and are all unusual words at the first glass, which make it more interesting. Even students that are unfamiliar with Star Wars will enjoy finding the words and working with peers.
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17. Star Wars Themed Writing Prompts
This resource includes an amazing list of writing prompts that can be used to spark a classroom discussion, such as, “If you could live in one of the locations from Star Wars, which one would it be and why?” These prompts will cause students to think critically.
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18. Star Wars Bean Bag Toss
Bean bag toss is a fun game that will get your students up and moving! It is the perfect game for students of all ages. They will take the beanbag and toss it into the hole on the board. You can split the class into two teams for friendly competition.
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19. Sounds Effects Real Science Lab
Students will use real science to create their own Star Wars-inspired sound effects. For this activity, you will push a paper cup into a slinky, hold onto two coils that are around the cup, and drop the rest of the slinky to the floor. Check out the demonstration video!
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20. R2D2 Cookies
How delicious do these cookies look? I love making crafts with children that are also a sweet treat. Students will learn how to follow a recipe and create a fun design inspired by R2D2 from Star Wars. Always make sure to have adult supervision while baking with children.
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21. DIY Glow Lightsabers
DIY Lightsabers are easy, affordable, and fun to make! All you will need to do is insert activated glow sticks into an empty bubble wand. This will create a glowing effect as little one’s battle with their handcrafted real-life lightsabers!
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22. Don’t Drop the Droid Game
For this game, children will each need a pool noodle that will act as their lightsaber. You will need to use one inflated black balloon which will be the “droid”. Their mission is to keep the droid in the air by using their lightsabers to keep it flying high.
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23. Escape the Death Star
Escape the death star includes a galaxy of activities for children to complete. To prepare, you will set up various Star Wars-themed obstacles. One of them is tying red string in between trees to create a Storm Trooper laser fire that students will move through. What a fun challenge!
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24. Chewbacca Craft
If you love handprint crafts, you will love this footprint craft. First, dip the bottom of your child’s foot in brown paint, making sure to push down the toes. Then, push your child’s foot down on a blank sheet of paper. Paint or draw Chewbacca as pictured to complete.
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25. Star Wars Chase
This activity is an excellent “brain break” for students that will get the blood flowing. Students will watch a video that guides them through various exercises to avoid obstacles. This is a 3D video that will immerse students in the experience. This is an excellent way to incorporate technology.
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26. Darth Vader Scavenger Hunt
This activity is an interactive scavenger hunt. Children will answer a series of questions with the end goal of locating a missing Darth Vader candle hidden in a secret spot. This is a fun activity to play with a large group of students.
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27. Yoda Ear Headband Craft
It may not be easy to find pre-k activities with the Star Wars theme, but this one definitely works! All you need is green construction paper, markers, and a little one to put on! Your kiddos will look adorable dressed up like Yoda!
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28. Snow Globe Ornament Craft
This is an awesome holiday activity that encompasses the Star Wars theme. Students will make snow globe ornaments by placing LED lights and glass pebbles inside a clear plastic ornament. Then, you will print the Star Wars figures and add them in the last with tweezers.
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29. Star Wars Fact Find
I love a good fact-find activity! Students will explore this resource and will be tasked with writing down 10 fun facts about Star Wars that they did not know before. Then, students will share their findings with their classmates and discuss them.
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30. Star Wars Drawing Lesson
Calling all artists! This tutorial will teach children how to draw BB-8 from Star Wars. You will need a marker, paper, something to color with such as crayons, colored pencils, or markers, and a bowl to trace the circle.
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