20 Best Outer Space Birthday Party Ideas For Kids

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20 Fabulous Outer Space Birthday Party Ideas For Kids – From space party games, space party decorations, Printables, Gift Ideas, and Space themed Invites
If you have a little outer space explorer at home, we have Outer Space art ideas for Kids  plus 20 outer space crafts for kids that are as amazing as they look. Use these to learn about rockets, space ships, the moon, galaxies, constellations and so much more.
 I recently had a reader asking if I could take orders for craft ideas / return gifts for her son’s outer space-themed party. I wanted to do it but time was short and working full time doesn’t give me that luxury. But that theme threw up so many ideas and the net can be a blessing you see, so here are

20 Fabulous Outer Space Party Ideas For Kids

20 Fabulous Outer Space Birthday Party Ideas For Kids - From space party games, space party decorations, Printables, Gift Ideas, and Space themed Invites


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  Invitation for an Outer Space Birthday Party

I would make my own invite – black card stock (chart paper ), Some stars, and a rocket printout.
Something that looked like this.  Details to make this card can be found at yummyworm.com
I would probably customize it a bit by cutting out a circle in the spacecraft and sticking my kid’s picture behind it.
Outer Space Party invite
 If you are not the one to make a card, there are a lot of digital options to print out your invite 🙂Here are a few I really liked –
Outer Space Party invite

Free printable pack from smittenblogdesigns.com . Download Here

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FREE party printables designed by Valerie from Catch My Party . I love all the cute aliens, rockets, astronauts, and planets! The collection

The collection includes an invitation, cupcake toppers, tented food cards, water bottle labels, a “Happy Birthday” banner, a welcome sign, and favor tags.


Outer Space Birthday Party Decorations

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 Make some balloon aliens 
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Table Setting 

Space backdrop – Sparkly black satin sheets and paper planet cutouts..

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Outer Space Birthday Party Food Ideas

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Space shapes Goldfish crackers & cheese ball Asteroids!

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rocket ship styled sandwich

 Star Shaped Sandwiches

Star-Shaped Sandwiches -make little star peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with a cookie cutter also added star toppers.


 Make some “out of this world” cupcakes!


The moon rocks are Easter eggs covered in foil. Got that cool idea  from mondocherry

Outer Space Birthday Party Games  and activities

Make really cute photo props   teddy+birthday+collage

Make Erupting MOON ROCKS out of common household ingredients for some sensory play.   6e3b3409b653f08c0e508ad43612230b   IMG 4916 wm   Print out these free rocket printables and have fun making some straw rockets!

design your own rockets and then launch them using straws- such a great way for kids to explore science!

Make a Rocket Corner BookmarkReading takes you places and now you can take that trip on a rocket! Make this bright and colorful Rocket Corner Bookmark with supplies you already have.

Bigger Kids can make Paper Quilled RocketsTeach your kids to dream big with the help of a Paper Rocket Craft that'll inspire them to chase their dreams & soar high! Free Printable Template included.

Make a Paper plate Flying saucer


  Paint some monster aliens

rock monsters pebble magnets

Or even TP Roll AliensMake these cute cardboard tube aliens with brightly colored paper and huge googly eyes! Perfect Halloween craft for kids, or even if you have a space fan at home!


Even Plastic Egg aliensGot plastic eggs leftover from Easter? Turn them into cute aliens with our Plastic Egg Alien Craft! Add googly eyes, pom poms, a pipe cleaner & you're done!

We have a special gift for you. Click the image to download the Free Solar System bingo game.

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For OuterSpace Party return gifts

  Astronaut & Rocket making craft kit from Hamara Nischay 



What would you have done? Do you have more ideas for an outer space party.. we’d love to see them. Do leave a link below in our comments section and we will share it.

Also, Check out our Post 10 Outer Space Art Ideas that are Out of this World

Want to create art that's out of this world? Look no further than these amazing outer space art ideas for kids - these are stunning enough to frame!

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  1. Oh I love this. I’m always on the lookout for unisex birthday ideas for the kids. Was thinking of an undersea theme this year.. but this seems pretty good. There’s loads of time to go. Am bookmarking.
    PS: Sooo good to have you back.

  2. In the photo above, what are the “moon rocks”, not the aluminum foil wrapped chocolate…the ones on the plate..they almost look like cake?

  3. Thank you for the wonderful ideas- I love the planet lanterns. We are definitely using some of these ideas for our holiday Bible club next week OUT of this WORLD!

  4. The space birthday ideas are terrific. Can you tell me how can I make a space shuttle shaped birthday invitation card of by son

  5. These are some awesome ideas. Very creative, great job. I’ll definitely be using some of these awesome ideas next event.
    Did you use marcshmellow for fruit rockets?
    What did you add to make green topper on the cupcakes?

  6. hi maam the space theme is spectacular. so i wanted to know that can we use seqin backdrop and stick the cutouts as i am planning for my sons bday party?8*8 size backrop..
    because satin sheets are not enough i suppose.
    please help.

  7. These ideas are fun. It can make any party alive. Outer Space party decorations can take time, but again, it will make partying more joyous.

  8. These ideas are great! My daughter is turning eight and since there are 8 (now) planets in our solar system she wants it to be space themed! Definitely going to make a rocket ship Photo Booth and the moon rock science experiment! So awesome!