STEM sLAB | Timber Joey builds a rocket!

STEM sLAB, presented by Daimler Trucks North America, welcome Timber Joey as he shows us how to build a rocket.

For this activity we will use    

  • Paper
  • Straws
  • Scissors
  • Tape


  1. Fold paper into fourths
  2. Cut along the folds
  3. Roll the paper around your straw then use tape to hold it in place. 
  4. Pinch one end to make the nose of your rocket. Then tape it shut.
  5. Out of a different piece of paper, cut triangles to make fins. 
  6. Tape the fins on to the end of your rolled paper. (watch the video for this. 
  7. Place your straw in the rocket, then blow into the straw. How far does your rocket go?