Star Wars Crafts and Recipes for Star Wars Day

These fun movie-themed crafts will help you enjoy the day.

Star Wars is, arguably, one of the most beloved movie franchises of all time. It’s so popular that it has its own holiday on May the Fourth — a pun on the Jedi’s catchphrase “May the Force be with You.”

This year, celebrate Star Wars Day and the movies that you love with your kids by making blue milk, rescuing Han from carbonite, creating your own Stormtrooper treat and more.

Here, we’ve rounded up five activities — from recipes to crafts to science experiments — for you and your family to try on May 4, 2021, or any time you feel like breaking out your favorite episode with the kids.

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Bantha milk, aka blue milk, is a delicacy on Tatooine. Put a twist on the drink that you see in the movie with this blue pudding recipe from All you need is some milk, powdered sugar, blue dye and a few other odds and ends.

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Photo and craft from Kids Activities Blog

Got nearly-empty rolls of wrapping paper lying around? Repurpose the tubes into the preferred weapon used by the Jedi and the Sith. It’s a simple tutorial, and it’s more elegant than a blaster.

Get the tutorial from Kids Activities Blog.

Photo and recipe from Catch My Party.

This super fun and super sweet dessert will let your kids get creative as they design their own Stormtrooper helmet on a marshmallow. Want to stay cannon? Catch My Party offers a tutorial to learn how to draw a replica of the OG Stormtrooper helmets.

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Han Solo found himself encased in carbonite after not paying his debt to Jabba the Hutt. While your kiddos can’t go playing around in carbonite, they can encase him in something a little more age-friendly: baking soda! And then rescue him like Princess Leia using vinegar.

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D-O is the second coolest droid to come out of the latest episodes of the franchise (aside from BB-8, of course), and you can create a hanging version of him with this tutorial from

Get the tutorial from Star Wars.

Do you love any other Star Wars activity? Share it with us in the comments so that we can add it to our list.

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Since 1986, the Metro Parent editorial team is trained to be the go-to source for metro Detroit families, offering a rich blend of expert advice, compelling stories, and the top local activities for kids. Renowned for their award-winning content, the team of editors and writers are dedicated to enriching family life by connecting parents with the finest resources and experiences our community has to offer.


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