Whether you need a quick and easy project to try out over summer break or you just need something fun to do after school, these totally awesome space crafts for kids will give you some ideas to try out! I found a nice variety of paint projects, paper crafts, simple crayon coloring, and everything in between… so no matter what style your young one is into, you’ll find something here that they’ll love!
Here are the crafts I found:
Spaceship Alien Craft For Kids
Source: The Inspiration Edit
Greetings, earthlings! Looking to make your very own “out of this world” friend? This popsicle alien spacecraft is just as easy as it is cute, and your kids will go crazy for it. I love a craft that can turn into puppets, too!
Painted Space Rock Craft
Rocky Balboa has nothing on these space rocks! Once you see how “spacelike” these rocks are, you won’t believe that all you need for this quick and easy project is… acrylic paint, toothbrushes, acrylic spray, and the rock of your choice. What a rock solid craft!
Toilet Roll Craft Rocket
Source: Kids Activities Blog
These fun space crafts are on a “ROLL”! Low on materials for projects at home? I bet you have an extra roll of toilet paper! This rocket craft using a toilet paper roll should really take off, it’s out of this world!
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Simple and Easy Rocket Craft and Experiment
Source: Rainy Day Mum
3,2,1… BLAST OFF! Ever thought about creating your very own launch station and rocket from home? Who knew you could create such a fun craft with a couple household items, and a water bottle for the ultimate take off. Here’s your chance to be a rocket man!
Paper Plate UFO Craft
Source: Woo Jr
Are you and your kids feeling too alien for earth? Take a trip to outer space with this easy and adorable paper plate UFO craft! Such a good idea, and something to keep for years to come!
Space Themed DIY Galaxy Playdough for Kids
Source: Days of a Domestic Dad
This galaxy craft doesn’t even “play dough” 😉 You know those black and purple space themes that are SO aesthetically bright and vibrant? Wait until you see it in the playdough!!! Plus, I never knew it was so easy to make homemade playdough. Such a hack!
Straw Rockets For Kids
Source: Buggy and Buddy
“I need to know, I need to know, is it like a rocketship that stole your heart?” Fly high with this amazing paper rocket ship craft for kids! This post has a free rocket ship template that comes with it, which not only makes it easier but makes only 4 materials needed, two being items as simple as glue and scissors. Love it!
Galaxy Chalk Pastel Art Project For Kids
Source: Projects with Kids
Let’s just “CHALK” it up to what it really is… A beautiful galaxy chalk project! I love all of the pastel colors in this craft while having it still remain “spacey” at the same time. Great way to get outside, too!
Constellation Game For Kids
Source: Handmade Charlotte
I love this constellation game printable more than all of the stars in the sky! Not only is the printable for this crafty game free and already set up for you, but it’s a great way to learn about the aesthetics and names of all the constellations in the sky. Love it!
DIY Galaxy Painting Craft
Source: Crafts by Courtney
Painting with a galaxy TWIST! What I love so much about this galaxy painting craft is that it’s perfect for any age, and it’s a lot of splattering so it’s really hard to mess it up. Plus, the turn out is so cool and out of this world unique! This is a great craft for anyone, and I’m counting my lucky stars that I found it!
Galaxy Jar Kids Activity
Source: My Home Based Life
This is a-mason! I love this galaxy in a jar craft idea for kids. It looks super cool and it’s a perfect decoration for a bedroom or playroom. Plus, mason jar decorations are in, too!
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Simple & Fun Rocket Craft For Kids
Source: Simple Everyday Mom
Blast off into the blackness!! I love downloadable templates, because it makes it easy for me to sit back more, and let the kids explore more of their artistic talent. This one involves some cutting, but other than that the template makes it pretty self explanatory and easy for anyone to create. What a fun project!
Balloon Stamping Solar System Craft For Kids
Source: I Heart Arts n Crafts
I love this project so much I could “burst”! This is one of those fun DIY’s that is enjoyable while creating it, but the end product is something so out of this world you’ll have to hang it up for others to see. I love the use of balloons too, it’s such a creative craft!
DIY Solar System Kids Craft
Source: Todays Creative Life
Time to organize a space party with this solar system craft, or “plan-et”! This is not only an amazing way to teach your kids about the planets in our solar system, but once they are hanging above their bed or on the ceiling they can continue looking at them. Plus, they look just as good as they are useful!
Toy Story Alien Christmas Ornament Craft
Source: The Purple Pumpkin Blog
What did the ornament say to the other ornament? I LIKE HANGING WITH YOU! This is one of those crafts perfect for Christmas time, but good enough to celebrate Christmas in July, too! I love the toy story aliens, and this is such an easy craft to create and decorate your tree with. This one has definitely got a friend in me!
Gorgeous Black Glue Galaxy Craft
Source: I Heart Crafty Things
You are your only limit, so reach for the stars with this galaxy craft! Not only does this black glue galaxy craft have a beautiful turn out, but it’s a great way to get painting and testing your artistic skills. So out of this world fun!
DIY Space Mobile Craft
Source: Honeybear Lane
I am OBSESSED with this adorable space mobile craft! Not only does this have a template to go with it, but it’s one of those interactive crafts you can put above a crib, in a kids bedroom, or anywhere you may find yourself wanting to look up and see little planets. So cute!
Simple Rocket Space Craft for Kids
Source: The Kindergarten Connection
Little ones at home? This rocket ship craft will be every mommy or teachers kryptonight! With only a few items needed like pins, glue, crayons, and other household or classroom items… you can easily master this project, and so can your kids! 4-8 year olds will love creating this rocket!
How To Make A DIY Solar System Necklace
Source: Rock It Mama
I am obsessed with this necklace! I can’t think of any better project for your favorite little one than to create a solar system necklace. Not only can they learn about all of the planets and the names from the comfort of their own neck, but it’s so cute looking! Love it
DIY Popsicle Stick Space Puppets
Source: Mama Cheaps
Paper space themed puppets? What an easy way to pass the time and have some fun on a rainy day, and for rainy days to come! It’s one of those crafts that your kids can play with again and again. Puppetlicious!
Space Art Crayon Craft
Source: Crafting In The Rain
You will go “CRAY-CRAY” for this crayola project! Remember how awesome watercolor crayons were as a kid? Wel, then let get ready for them to have the time of their life coloring and creating the planets. Educational AND fun? Win win!
DIY Asteroid Craft For Kids
Source: Mama of Littles
This craft will give you ROID rage! This is a perfect asteroid project for toddlers, and they will have so much fun unraveling all of the aluminum foil to find prizes and throwing them around the house. Plus, it’s a clean craft too. What else could this mom want?
Easy to Make Phases Of the Moon Wreath
Source: 3 Dinosaurs
Anybody else blame all of their life problems on the phases of the moon and position of the planets? What I love so much about this “moon phase” craft is that the turn out is so aesthetically pleasing you could use it as bedroom decor. Plus, they are so easy to make and I love all the little “tassels” hanging off of it. So pretty!
Space Rocks Fridge Magnets
Source: Adventure In A Box
So you’re telling me this project combines rock crafts, cool looking painted galaxy colors AND magnets? Your kids will love creating these space rock fridge magnets. Plus, they don’t look too shabby placed on the refrigerator, either!
Outer Space Alphabet Puzzle
Source: Teaching Mama
A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H, I LOVE this alphabet puzzle! This comes with it’s own printable puzzle pieces, is fun, and extremely educational. Love it!
Foil-Printed Moon Craft
Source: A Dab of Glue Will Do
Love this to the MOON and back! Take some foil, smush it up in the right way, grab some grey paint, and SMASH away on some white paper. That’s all you will need to do to create this lifelike moon painting. This is super easy, and has awesome turnout!
Sparkly Galaxy Playdough
Source: Made To Be A Momma
Playing with playdough? I think yes! I never knew how easy it was to create your own playdough until I started doing my own DIY projects, and this galaxy themed playdough is the most decorative I’ve seen! Thus one is out of this world, that’s for sure!
Paper Plate Magnet Maze
Source: Skip To My Lou
I can feel the magnetic energy pulling me towards this paper plate magnet maze! Your kids will have so much fun learning about magnetic pull and positive/negative energy with this easy to create paper plate project!
DIY Paper Astronauts
Source: Lets Do Something Crafty
How did the astronaut say he was sorry? He APOLLO-GIZED! Celebrate astronauts today with this fun and easy drawing craft!
Galaxy Glitter Jars
Source: Fireflies and Mud Pies
Everything that glitters is gold, and this mason jar DIY decor is no exception! This is perfect for a teen’s bedroom decor, and it’s a calming project to make, said to help relieve anxiety and stress. The turn out of this personal mason jar full of the galaxy is absolutely gorgeous!