Straws make for great building materials and are so fun to play with. What kid hasn’t found joy in twisting straws into spirals at a restaurant?
These silly straw activities for 5-year-olds will take that fun to the next level and provide you and your child with hours of silly straw fun.
Your 5-year-old will love making and playing with these straw activities and crafts!
Awesome and Silly Straw Activities for Five-Year-Olds
1. 3D Straw Structures
Your kids will love exploring 3D structures when they build these straw crafts from Meaningful Mama!
2. Straw Fireworks Burst
This fireworks burst idea by My Kids Guide is a safe way for children to enjoy fireworks this Fourth of July (and super fun to make)!
3. Bubble Art with Straws
Your 5-year-old loves blowing bubbles, so they’ll absolutely love making this bubble art using straws by Kids Activities Blog!
4. Cardboard-Straw Structures
These straws make great connectors for building cardboard structures! This is a neat idea for 5-year-olds from Deceptively Educational!
5. Crafty Clothespin Butterfly
Your 5-year-old can practice using scissors while making this adorable clothespin butterfly craft by Krokotak!
6. Eiffel Tower Straw Craft
Your kids will say “Oui, oui!” when you ask them if they want to make this Eiffel Tower idea from Cutting Tiny Bites using straws!
7. Friendship Bracelets from Straw
Five-year-olds make great friends, and now your child and their friends can make these friendship bracelets from Kidlutions!
8. Fantastic Geodome
This fantastic geodome from Babble Dabble Do is a fantastic way to study the structure and your 5-year-old will be amazed as you both form it!
9. Cute Straw Maze
Want to give your child a game they’ll love, made with straws? Check out this amazing maze by Kids Activities Blog!
10. Cute and Crazy Masks
Your kiddo will be the belle of the masquerade ball with these crazy mask ideas from Mom!
11. Monster-Blow Art
This monster-blow art from Picklebums is super cute to make and super easy using only a straw and some paint!
12. Straw Name Plaque
Give your child a chance to spell their name and make a name plaque for their bedroom with this straw activity from Childcare Land!
13. Awesome Straw Necklace
These straw necklaces from Cutting Tiny Bites are an awesome fine motor activity, and they’re adorable to boot for your kids!
14. Cool Bendable Ninja
This bendable ninja craft by Frugal Fun for Boys is easy to make and your 5-year-old could have an entire army built in no time!
15. Straw Noisemakers
Next time your kiddo has a party, show the kids how to make these awesome straw noisemakers by Kids Activities Blog!
16. Cute Straw Octopi
These articulated octopi crafts by Buggy and Buddy are adorable and a great fine motor activity for your 5-year-old!
17. Fabulous Straw Planes
These straw planes might not look like much, but just wait until you see them fly! This is a super amazing craft for 5-year-olds by Handmade Charlotte!
18. Awesome Straw Planter
Next time your 5-year-old wants to make a gift for someone, show them how to make this awesome planter by Brit+Co!
19. Balloon Race Cars
It’s off to the races with these balloon race cars by Mommo Design! Blow them up with the straw, set them down, and sit back to see who wins!
20. Bubble Straw Structures
Inside each of these straw structures is a bubble that takes on the shape of the structure! How cool is this fun activity by Babble Dabble Do?
21. Rocket Flight
These rockets from Relief Teaching Ideas are fun to make and your child will have a blast sending them soaring across the house!
22. Lovely Starbust Crafts
Starbursts are an awesome way to use up old straws and make art that will last! Your young ones will surely fall in love with these cute crafts from Aunt Peaches!
23. Fireworks Display with Straw
This Fourth of July, help your five-year-old create an awesome fireworks display using straws in this fun activity by Crafty Morning!
24. Cool Straw Periscope
This submarine craft from Crafty Morning has a straw periscope for all the things your child’s imaginary crew will need to see!
25. Straw-belter Ninjas
Watch out! These ninjas from Kids Activities Blog look like they mean serious business. Their straw belts are holding in their fighting sticks so you’ll probably be safe – for now!
More fun and Silly Crafts for Kids from Play Ideas!
- Simply fun and cool kids crafts to try out for every season!
- A nice DIY farm craft will definitely bring out your kid’s imagination!
- Catapults and Angry Birds crafts? A perfect combination!
- Train your child young for Olympics with these sports-theme cute crafts!
- These awesome Ninja crafts will definitely give your kid’s playtime a twist!
- Awaken the force within your kid with these fantastic Staw Wars crafts!
- How about a Dr. Seuss-inspired kids craft? No one would say no to these!
Which cute straw craft for kids are you making with your kiddo today?