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Discover the Galactic Fun of This Space Asteroid Craft for Kids

Space Asteroid craft with step-by-step instructions and a template option available.

Asteroids are really amazing, and I don’t just mean asteroid crafts.

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Whether you’re just looking for a fun craft to do with your kids or teaching about space, this craft will be a blast for you and your kiddos!

Adding this to a unit study about planets would be a great addition as well. Crafts are a great way to engage your kiddos in learning.

Space studies are great for paper crafts. you can make planets and hang them on the walls add this asteroid for a fun effect. Grab the sun and the moon and a shooting star to complete you sky on the wall.

Typically if you can make learning involve more of the senses you will have more success in getting them to remember the information. So let the kids create as often as possible.

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Kids love to be able to make something and then see it hanging on the refrigerator or the wall. I love how much pride they have in their own creations.

Paper crafts are a great addition to any subject. Our paper crafts are low-stress and low-mess. They also can hang on a wall so they don’t take up any flat shelf space.

Keep reading to find all the awesome stuff we have for you.  Including…

  • Hilarious jokes
  • Fun Facts
  • Easy Craft Instructions
  • printable craft template
  • Free gift for you
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Did You Know

Asteroids are typically composed of rocky, dusty, and metallic materials. 

There are over 900,000 confirmed asteroids in the Solar System, and more and more are found each day.    

While some asteroids are hundreds of miles in diameter, others are as small as pebbles. In fact, the vast majority of asteroids are very very small.  

Check out more asteroid facts for kids here.

What Kind of Crafter Are You?

Are you the kind of person who can pick up a pair of scissors and make magic happen? You can cut out all the shapes you need to make your project.

Or, like me, are you the kind who needs a template or outline to make things come out like you want them to? 

No matter which statement you lean towards we have options for you.

  1. follow the step by step directions below to make your own craft out of construction paper.
  2. Grab the template with all the printable parts you need to make your craft.
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The Space Asteroid craft template includes:

  • 1 PDF file with 8 total pages
  • Size 8.5 X 11
  • Black and white template just Print, Color, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • Template (Already Colored) just Print, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • Space Asteroid Coloring sheet
  • 8.5 by 11 Space Asteroid Craft poster

Supplies Needed To Make The Asteroid

  • Markers
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Paper
  • Template (optional)
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How To Make Your Asteroid Craft

How to picture of asteroid craft

Step 1

Red fire

  • Cut out a big red fire shape

Step 2

Orange fire

  • Cut out a smaller orange fire shape
  • Glue to the Red fire

Step 3

Yellow fire

  • Cut out an even smaller yellow fire shape
  • Glue to the orange fire

Step 4


  • Cut out a gray circle
    • Option 1: Color some dark gray dots on asteroid
    • Option 2: Cut out a small (dark gray or black) circle and glue it to the meteor
  • Glue the asteroid to the Yellow fire
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Space Jokes For Kids

  • Why did the Sun go to college? 
    • Because it already had a million degrees.
  • What kind of music do planets sing?  
    • Neptunes
  • What is an astronaut’s favorite key on the keyboard?      
    • The space bar!

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