Need a fun STEM kids activity idea? Make Easy Straw Rockets with FREE Printable Rocket to celebrate the new Sanity & Tallulah graphic novel series! This post is sponsored by Disney Book Group. All out-of-this-world opinions are my own. May contain commissioned links.
Easy Straw Rockets with FREE Printable Rocket
Who wanted to live in outer space when they were a kid?
I think we all have dreams of what outer space would be like. Lately, this has been a thing with my 10-year old son…space, science and anything graphic novel related. So when you combine his love of STEM and comic books – you get one awesome new Disney Book Group series that’s literally out-of-this-world. If you need a fun STEM kids activity idea, make these Easy Straw Rockets with FREE Printable and check out why we love the new Sanity & Tallulah graphic novel series for my science-loving reader.
Ready to blast off!
Science + Graphic Novel = AWESOME Read
Doesn’t Disney Books have some of the most amazing and interesting kids book titles? I admit, it’s getting harder and harder to impress a 10-year old with any books lately. But when you have a mad science graphic novel set in space? It’s seriously a dream come true for this boy. This book is full of exciting science terms and full graphic novel illustrations on every page to hold his attention. I’ve never seen him dive so deep into an educational book before!
About Sanity & Tallulah from Disney Books Group
Sanity & Tallulah is the first of a three-book graphic novel series (What?! There’s two more?! YESSSSS!) from author Molly Brooks. In this funny and smart science fiction graphic novel, best friends Sanity and Tallulah must find their furry, adorable, and totally illegal science experiment when she escapes in the space station they call home.
Chock-full of imaginative biology, tech, and engineering references, Sanity & Tallulah encourages experimentation and problem solving. This series is perfect for kids who love science, as well as parents and teachers clamoring for more STEM titles.
Easy Straw Rockets | Fun STEM Kids Activity!
Did somebody say STEM?
I love that the setting of the new Sanity & Tallulah graphic novel series is set in outer space! That means we can launch ALL of the rockets! Make these easy straw rockets for a fun STEM kids activity with simple supplies and this awesome FREE straw rocket printable! Grab your FREE printable straw rocket below.
What You Will Need:
- This FREE Straw Rocket Printable
- 4 Plastic Bendy Straws
- Print out this FREE Straw Rocket Template. (I recommend high quality computer paper and/or cardstock for best printing results.) Cut out the rockets.
- Wrap paper LOOSELY around the straw to form a cylinder. Cut out the paper rectangle (about 4 inches long x 1.5 inches thick for my straw). Tape into cylinder tube.
- Fold down the top of one end of the paper tube and tape onto the back of the rocket as shown.
- Insert straw into the paper tube. Blow hard to launch rocket off the end of the straw.
Reading while launching rockets, there’s FUN ahead in 3, 2, 1…
Blasting off into reading is so much fun with Disney Books and the new Sanity & Tallulah graphic novel series. Perfect for those middle grade readers, my 10-year old absolutely loves all of the space science, humor and adventure in this series. We can’t wait to get the next two books! Grab the first Sanity & Tallulah book now and make these Easy Straw Rockets for a fun STEM activity too.