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Inside: Steal these easy DIY Space Birthday Party Ideas for kids! Get ready to blast off!

Ready to blast off for an awesome boy's birthday party? Check out our take on a space themed birthday party. Make a spaceship photo booth, plastic bottle rocket backpacks, astronaut play ideas, and more! 3-2-1-Blast Off!

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My super-cute nephew just celebrated birthday number two. He’s growing up so fast!

To celebrate her big boy’s birthday, my sister and brother-in-law threw him a super-fun space themed birthday party. This is how it went down. Check out their awesome ideas below!

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Blast-Off Birthday Cake

Happy Birthday! Cooper loved his rocket cake!

Happy Birthday! Cooper loved his rocket cake! To create a similar effect at home, bake a sheet cake, and use blue sprinkles on top of blue icing. Then pipe on the rocket shape and stars.

Or, make this amazing galaxy birthday cake at home!

Jet Packs and Laser Guns

Jet packs and laser blasters anyone? The little guys really enjoyed (maybe a bit too much!) squirting each other and their mommies and daddies with their laser blaster water guns.

Jet packs and laser blasters anyone? The kids really enjoyed (maybe a bit too much!) squirting each other and their moms and dads with their laser blaster water guns.

These jet packs were so simple to make:

  1. Tape soda bottles together.
  2. Spray paint silver.
  3. Use orange and yellow tissue paper for flames.
  4. Add strings to loop around their shoulders.
Make these easy jet packs for space birthday party ideas!

Rocket Photo Booth

This DIY rocket photo booth was a huge hit! 1. We used insulation foam board to make a box (with the back side removed). 2. Then painted the whole box blue with spray paint. 3. Next was cut out white poster board for the rocket and trim out with red paint. Glue it to the box except for a few inches on the bottom. 4. Finally added tissue paper flames underneath and white paper stars in the sky. So cute!

This DIY rocket photo booth was a huge hit!

  1. We used insulation foam board to make a box (with the back side removed).
  2. Then painted the whole box blue with spray paint.
  3. Next was cut out white poster board for the rocket and trim out with red paint.
  4. Glue it to the box except for a few inches on the bottom.
  5. Finally added tissue paper flames underneath and white paper stars in the sky. So cute!
Space Birthday Party Ideas: Make a rocket photo booth!

Rocket Art Space

My sister put together this cute space-inspired drawing area. 1. Put black poster board over an easel or stand. 2. Draw rockets or planets with neon crayons to get the kids inspired. 3. Add glow in the dark star stickers. Major fun!

My sister put together this cute space-inspired drawing area.

  • Put black poster board over an easel or stand.
  • Draw rockets or planets with neon crayons to get the kids inspired.
  • Add glow in the dark star stickers. Major fun!

Moon Sand Play Space

Space Birthday Party Ideas: Make a moon sand play area!

To keep all those kiddos busy, we set out a large tarp for a moon sand play area.

To make moon sand: combine 8 cups flour + 1 cup baby oil. Add in a bunch of space toys and trucks and you’re good to go!

DIY Bottle Rockets

This was the best part of the day. We made bottle rockets! 1. Fill film canisters halfway with water. 2. Drop in half of an alka-seltzer tab in each canister. 3. Seal the lid and flip over. And...BLAST-OFF! Ours went as least 40 ft. in the air. It was so much fun!

This was the best part of the day. We made bottle rockets!

These are much easier than they look:

  1. Fill film canisters halfway with water.
  2. Drop in half of an alka seltzer tab in each canister.
  3. Seal the lid and flip over. And…BLAST-OFF!

Ours went as least 40 ft. in the air. It was so much fun!

Your Turn

We had so much fun at my nephew’s space birthday party!

Talk to me! What are your best birthday theme ideas for your little ones! Let’s chat in the comments below.

 

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