Toilet Paper Roll Rocket or Space Shuttle Craft

Space travel is no longer just for adults. This paper scroll shuttle is the perfect activity for distance-obsessed crafters!

This space shuttle has a lot of details that make the whole experience interesting.

Toilet paper roll shuttle

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We love making all kinds of toilet roll holders for kids like making a paper roll dinosaur or even a toilet roll space windbreaker that pairs great with a rocket ship. this fire.

Toilet paper roll shuttle

Are your kids ready to make their own crafts?

How to make a paper scroll shuttle

What you need:

  • printable template (optional)
  • pencil
  • drag
  • glue
  • markers (black, white, blue and red)
  • paper roll
  • White paper
  • black paper
  • colored paper (gray, orange, yellow, red, two blue)

Materials used

Step-by-step instructions

Space shuttle

Cut a sheet of white paper as big as the roll.

Step 1

Then you will take the white paper and wrap the roll by applying glue on top.

Step 2

Nose cap

Draw the nose of the space shuttle on white paper and cut it out.

Step 3

Draw the tip of the nose but make it a little shorter – so it’s not too high.

Step 4

Cut a thin line from gray paper.

Step 5

Glue the black nose onto the white nose.

Step 6

Glue the gray strip onto the nose and cut off the excess.

Step 7

The windows

Draw a semicircle for the shuttle window on the lighter blue paper.

Step 8

Cut out a rectangle.

Step 9

Cut it in half.

Step 10


Draw a wing on white paper and cut it out.

It will be slightly shorter than the scroll.

Step 11

Draw the wings on white paper and cut that part out.

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Now we have two wings of the same size.

Step 12

Wing detail

Draw around the wings with a black marker.

Step 13

The fin

Draw the upper fin of the spacecraft.

Step 14

Fin detail

Use a black marker and draw some details.

Step 15

Draw three small windows on the nose of the space shuttle.

Step 16

Glue the nose to the shuttle’s body.

Step 17

You will also tape the windows onto the shuttle.

Step 18

Fold and glue the wings.

Step 19

You’ll want to glue both wings to the shuttle – one on each side.

Step 20

Add the top wing to the shuttle by folding the longer part and adding glue to the folded part.

Step 21


Start drawing details on the shuttle.

Step 22

Draw a black line around the blue windows to help add detail.

Step 23


Cut a wider strip of black paper, cut two equal parts and roll each part into a tube.

Cut off the excess.

Step 24

Now we have two turbine rolls.

Step 25

Exhaust flame

Draw a flame on red paper, a smaller flame on orange paper, and the smallest flame on yellow paper.

Step 26

Cut them out and glue them on top of each other.

Glue them to the turbine.

Step 27


Paint the astronaut logo on realistic wings.

Step 28

Shiny effect

Draw a streak of light on the window with a white marker to create a shiny effect.

Step 29

Make sure the turbines are glued nice and tight!

Step 30

Small window

Cut small rectangles from red and blue paper.

Step 31

Stick them on the shuttle.

Step 32

Congratulations! Your spaceship is complete!

Step 33

When this scroll shuttle is complete, hours of fun will lie ahead!

Make your own space shuttle rolling paper

We love how it turned out!

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Paper scroll space shuttle concept

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