If your kids loved stargazing, or even if they just love space in general, these inspiring space crafts for kids will give you all something amazing to explore together!
Travel to planets, meet astronauts, visit the great beyond, and be back in time for lunch. Have fun!
Kids love exploring, they will love making these inspiring and awesome crafts!
Awesome and Inspiring Outer Space-Themed Crafts for Kids of All Ages
1. Crafty Yarn-Wrapped Planets
These yarn-wrapped planet crafts by And Next Comes L are great for fine motor skill work and would look beautiful hanging on a wall or maybe as a mobile!
2. Cool Cardboard Spacecraft
This cardboard spacecraft project by Kids Activities Blog will take your explorer to infinity and beyond, even if only in their imagination! This space shuttle is super easy, all you need are some carboard tubes or a toilet roll, glue and a little ingenuity! This rocket ship craft will blast off on its NASA mission!
3. Reaching the Stars Art
Can’t reach the stars? Your kiddo can make his own with this awesome painting technique from Mess For Less!
4. Cool Rocket from Soda Bottle
Use a soda bottle to create a rocket that will fuel your child’s imagination and playtime! Follow the steps from Molly Moo Crafts to make this one! This rocket ship is a blast to make!
5. Paint the Astronaut Activity
This fun painting craft by Learn Create Love will give your child a chance to tell you all about what they’re going to do when they’re an astronaut!
6. Fun Alien Spacecraft
This strange spacecraft project from Five Little Chefs looks like it might not be from around here… A great spaceship craft for any kid who loves aliens! With a flying saucer your child will be able to reach Jupiter and Saturn!
7. Explore the Galaxy with Window Clings
Window clings will let your little astrologist explore our galaxy and still be home for lunch! This fun activity by Stir The Wonder is perfect for any time of the day! Makes for a fun theme for any kids craft room!
8. Beautiful Rocket Art Project
Bring the excitement to your kiddo’s bedroom with this beautiful and easy rocket art project from One Artsy Mama! This is a great rocket craft which will create new avenues of discovery for any young kids!
9. Fabulous Earth Suncatcher
This earth suncatcher art by Mom On Timeout will give your child inspiration for when they someday want to explore the moon!
10. Floating Astronaut Craft
This astronaut is floating away from this strangely marbled planet, but he’ll be back! Have real fun making this project from Hand-Me-Down Ideas!
11. Solar System Suncatchers
These planetary suncatchers by Fun-a-Day are a great way for your kiddos to learn the order of the planets from the sun to Pluto!
12. Colorful Paper Rockets
Have some paper? You and your little one can easily make these paper rockets by Little Fingers, Big Art in a minute and have them soaring for hours! They soar like a spaceship! They also work as a fourth of July craft!
13. Lovely Moon and Stars Mobile
This easy moon and stars mobile project by Rockabye Butterfly will sparkle in the light of the night sky as it hangs in your child’s room.
14. Toilet Paper Roll Rocket
Make this easy toilet paper roll rocket project by Crafty Morning and then have a countdown for launch from anywhere in your home!
15. Gorgeous Moon and Star Mobile Craft
This moon and stars mobile by Fantastic Fun and Learning will take a little more work, but the efforts are so gorgeous! Plus, your kids can dance under the stars.
16. Colorful Solar System Craft
Create a solar system that is beyond your child’s wildest imagination with this easy craft by Pintalalluna Kids Crafts!
17. Moon and Star Collage for Toddlers
Little ones will love making this moon and stars collage project from Maro’s Kindergarten! You won’t believe how they made the moon craters!
18. Sparkly UFO Craft
We don’t know where this UFO is from, but it’s sparkly and your kiddo will like it! You can make this project by Crafts By Amanda together and have real fun! This paper plate craft is super easy and a lot of fun for little astronauts!
19. Intricate Foil Etching Activity
Practice foil etching with this fun and awesome space-themed craft from KinderART! This space and planets art is incredibly beautiful and so much fun to make. create a planet, flying space rocks or even a nebula!
20. Bright Globes for Kids
These globes light up so that your children can see what the earth’s lights look like from outer space. Follow the steps from Housing A Forest to make this fun craft!
21. Marbled Planet Crafts
Create these marbled planets with your kiddos for a unique and unusual space collage. They’re beautiful and so easy, just follow the tutorial from I Heart Crafty Things!
22. Constellations Sewing Cards
Practice those fine motor skills while learning about the make-up of the constellations with these sewing cards from Kids Activities Blog! Great as a classroom activity, especially for preschoolers or kindergarteners!
23. Easy Constellation Sculptures
You can create constellation sculptures that map out the stars one by one for your child to see using this tutorial from Artsy Momma! great for a school lesson about space!
24. Lovely Button Moon
This button moon project by Adventure in a Box couldn’t be more gorgeous and would be a great gift for any young planetary explorer! This moon craft is a fun way to learn about the moon, and about collage making!
25. Colorful Abstract Planets
Create abstract planets that your children will want to visit someday! Who knows, maybe they’ll actually get the chance! Your kids will actually have great fun painting this idea from Adventures of an Art Teacher! There are tons of possibilities with these fun planet crafts. Add glitter or a stamp for even more fun!
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Which super inspiring and fun outer space craft is your little one’s favorite to create?