Tutorial: How to Make a Paper Rocket

July 2, 2021 / DIY & Printable

Make a paper rocket launcher in no time with just a few easy steps.

Materials required:

  • Colored paper
  • Clear tape
  • Straws
  • Scissors


  1. Fold colored paper into fourths
  2. Cut along the folds (adult supervision recommended)
  3. Roll the paper around your straw
  4. Secure the roll with tape
  5. Pinch and tape one end
  6. Fold the paper as shown in the video
  7. Cut triangles from your folded paper
  8. Use tape to attach the triangles to the “straw roll”
  9. Place your rocket onto a straw; blow on it and watch your rocket launch!