On the 4th of May each year, Star Wars fans from around the world celebrate May the 4th be with you also known as Star Wars Day. I’ve been on the hunt for some fun ways to celebrate Star Wars Day while spending time at home.
Starwars.com.au has some creative ideas for Star Wars fans young and old to celebrate May the 4th this year from home!
Go on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come.
Recreate the story of Chewie and the Porgs, written by Kevin Shinick and illustrated by Fiona Hsieh, by creating these cute little Chewbacca rock art with the kids.
If you’re a fan of the animated short series Star Wars: Roll Out, you’ll love making these cute little roll out characters. Choose between making Rey, Ben Solo, Chewbacca, BB-8 or make them all.
Kids can enjoy watching their favourite Star Wars actors read awesome Star Wars Stories delivered straight to your home, including Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca), Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Ashley Eckstein (Ahsoka Tano), and Daisy Ridley (Rey Skywalker).
If your kids love colouring-in, Star Wars Kids has numerous Star Wars colouring-in sheets for parents to download. Look out for all your favourite characters.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to draw your favourite Star Wars characters? Join Sara on Let’s Draw Star Wars drawing tutorials for kids.
Join Marissa and Sean while they demonstrate making Star Wars inspired creations, anything from making a Star Wars Pin Wheel, Star Wars Tic Tac Toe, Klaud Sock Puppet and many more.
Do you need ideas on how to keep the kids engaged while spending time at home? Be sure to check out our other blogs:
• Google Arts and Culture – virtual tours for kids
• NGV Kids – free kids activities for home
• Free ACMI online School Holiday Activities for kids
• Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo streaming live videos
• Kids Storytime goes online
• Kids can enjoy Melbourne Museums at Home
• Tate Kids free at-home activities
• Sydney Opera House online hub – ‘For the Kids’
• Australian National Maritime Museum online activities and games