May is a great month for Star Wars fans. Not only is 4th May Star Wars Day (May the 4th Be With You…) but 21st May is Talk Like Yoda Day! So get creative you will, with this Star Wars inspired craft ideas that we have collected from around the online galaxy.
With everything from making your own Yoda ears to creating your own mini glowing lightsaber, there’s a craft for Star Wars fans of all ages.
1. Gingerbread Wookiee Cookies – Nerdy Nummies
These cute and not-so-furry Wookiee inspired cookies are a great addition to any Star Wars party or as a gift for a Star Wars lover. Check out Nerdy Nummies Youtube video on how to make these tasty treats.
2. Pool Noodle Lightsabers – Muddy Boots
These colourful lightsabers would make great party favours or a fun activity for the school holidays. All you need is some foam pool noodles, duct tape and a bit of patience! As they’re foam, they’re much safer than the usual plastic toy lightsabers too.
3. Yoda Ears Card Headband – Nerd Craft Librarian
A simple but fun idea for Star Wars fans of any age. A cheap way to create a fancy dress costume! All you need is green card, pens and something to stick it all together with. You can shop our range of card here and our felt pens here.
4. DIY Star Wars Flower Pots – Lemon Lime Adventures
Try your hand at these fun mini flower pots designed by Lemon Lime Adventures. Choose from C3PO, R2D2, Darth Vader or a Stormtrooper design. Of course, you could make them all! Why not try these with our miniature terracotta pots ranging from a tiny 3.6cm to 8cm tall. If you don’t want to grow anything in them, they will make great party favour pots.
5. Create Your Own Planet Glass Bauble – the littlecraftybugs company
6. Obi Wan Kenobi Wine Gift Wrap Idea – Jujujulianna (Reddit User)
Use burlap (or hessian) fabric, some leather cord and a glow stick lightsaber to create your own Obi Wine Kenobi. Perfect as a gift for the Star Wars lover in your life. You can shop our hessian fabric rolls here and grab some leather cord here.
7. Chewbacca Handprint Painting Craft for Kids – kcesliv-irot (Tumblr User)
A cute way to get the kids involve in the Star Wars fun, as long as you’re prepared to get a little messy! Make a brown handprint onto some paper and then embellish once it’s dry with either felt pens or more paint.You can shop our painting supplies here.
8. Painted Space Letters – the littlecraftybugs company
Make your own colourful outer space letters for your home or as a gift. Originally an idea for Father’s Day, this could be adapted to suit any word you like! See how to make the idea here.
9. C3PO Jumping Jack Puppet – M Gulin
Download the free template, cut out and create your own C3PO puppet. All you need to add is some split pins, a needle and some string! Other characters templates available from M Gulin include Darth Vader and Chewbacca.
10. Mini Glow Stick Lightsabers – Unknown
A great idea for party bag fillers or as table decorations. All you need is some glow sticks, masking tape and some permanent markers!