What is green, adorable and floats three feet above the ground? You know it! It’s everyone’s new favorite sci-fi celebrity from the Star Wars series, The Mandalorian: Baby Yoda! Get your students engaged with these 7 fun classroom craft and decoration ideas. Embrace the Baby Yoda excitement, and a beloved teacher you will be!

Baby Yoda Cinnamon Ornament

Baby Yoda Cinnamon Ornament Craft

These ornaments smell delightful and are just so cute. Why not make something that makes your classroom smell good and look great at the same time? These ornaments are great any time of year. Give them a Christmas twist with a red and white string or choose another color.  These can be hung around the room or sent home with your students. In either case these don’t take too much time to make, and you may be surprised to discover that the cookie cutter isn’t that hard to find. That’s because it isn’t a Yoda cookie cutter at all, but an angel. Look closer and you’ll see it.

Items needed:

  • Apple sauce
  • Cinnamon
  • String or twine
  • Angel cookie cutters
  • Parchment paper
  • Green, white, and black paint
  • Skewer

Baby Yoda Hat

Baby Yoda Hat made out of green construction paper

There are so many things you can do with the Star Wars theme. If you wanted to add in more characters hats you certainly could. All you need to make this cute hat is green construction paper, a stapler, and a marker. If you are going to host a Star Wars day or themed party this would be a fun craft to do beforehand.

Items needed:

  • Green construction paper
  • Stapler
  • Marker

Build a Baby Yoda – Printable

Build a Baby Yoda - Printable Craft

Printables are so great because they require very little planning ahead. Simply print the sheet and get scissors ready. This adorable Baby Yoda printable can be used on its own as a fun craft or as a classroom decoration (think bulletin board, door decor, etc.). Simply download and print this (free) little guy.

Items needed:

  • Printable
  • Scissors
  • Glue sticks

May the Respect Be With You Door

Classroom door that says "May the respect be with you" covered in baby yoda's created by students

You can’t decorate your classroom and neglect to do your door. “May the Respect Be with You” is an adorable Yoda themed door. Have your students create their own versions of Baby Yoda and add them to your black butcher paper covered door. Then simply add in the lettering and…ta-da! Done!

Items needed:

  • Black butcher paper
  • Baby Yodas (green and brown construction paper)
  • Lettering

BB-8 Droid Paper Plate

Star wars inspired paper plate BB-8 Droid

Droids are a classic component for your Star Wars classroom. This project is a bit more involved than the others in this post. But this is tons of fun and would look great hanging on a bulletin board or even dangling from the ceiling. The detailed directions can be found by clicking the link above.

Items needed:

  • 3 Paper Plates
  • Orange construction paper
  • Black construction paper
  • Silver Crayons
  • Cotton Balls
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Pencils
  • Quarters
  • Nickels
  • Plastic cup to trace

 

X Wing Craft

Star wars craft made out of toilet paper tube, paint, and craft sticks

Make an x wing Star Wars craft and recycle at the same time! It’s a win-win! You may want to ask your students to bring in figurines if you wanted to add a driver to your ship. Detailed instructions can be found by visiting the link above. This is fairly simple once you get the slits cut into the toilet paper tube. After that, the kids can add the sticks, and paint it.

Items needed:

  • Toilet paper tube
  • Scissors
  • White and red paint
  • Foam brushes
  • Small paint brushes
  • 2 jumbo craft sticks per person

Star Wars I Spy Worksheet

Free printable Star Wars Activity showing two worksheets with Star Wars characters and items

This Star Wars “I spy” activity is a fun worksheet that also requires very little prep work (yay!). Turn this into a game by having the students compete to see who is the fastest. You can laminate the worksheets and use dry erase markers to use these again and again.

If you need more Baby Yoda inspiration, Teachers Pay Teachers has some great (paid) options available, too. May the force be with you!

 

-Jenna Garvin

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