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Newspaper Airplane DIY Baby Mobile

By: Stephenie Hamen for
Newspaper Airplane DIY Baby Mobile
Newspaper Airplane DIY Baby Mobile

If you're looking for rainy day activities for kids, then look no further than this Newspaper Airplane DIY Baby Mobile. With bright blue clouds and newspaper airplanes, this cheerful DIY mobile is flying high on the cuteness chart. This project will give you step-by-step directions on how to make a mobile, so don't worry about getting lost. Mobiles are not only fabulous nursery room ideas, but they are also great easy paper crafts for kids of all ages to make. Every time you look up, you'll smile at this whimsical DIY baby mobile.

Time to CompleteUnder 30 minutes

MaterialsPaper Crafts, Recycled Crafts

Age GroupPreschool & Kindergarten, Elementary School, Pre-Teens

Materials List

  • Embroidery hoop
  • Baker's twine
  • Newspaper
  • Scissors
  • Stapler
  • Adhesive (optional for clouds)
  • Cloud punches (optional)
  • Colorful paper (optional)


  1. Have the kids make paper airplanes and put them to the side.

  2. Tie a knot in the twine and staple that knot into the middle of each plane.

  3. Punch out little clouds and attach them to the string.

  4. Tie the different strings to the embroidery hoop.

  5. Add three additional pieces of string to the hoop and tie a knot to create the hanger.

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