Space Crafts For Kids

Nowadays kids are too busy to sit and gaze at the sky but that doesn’t mean they aren’t curious about space. Does a huge question mark appear in the mind of parents on how to raise that curiosity?  Through crafts, teaching them about space makes it very interesting. They will learn about space in a very fun manner. So here we have some amazing space craft for kids which is not only fun to make but also help to teach them about outer space.

Space Crafts For Kids

The Outer Space Slime

The Outer Space Slime
Image Source/Tutorial: The Soccer Mom

It’s tangible, sticky, and fun. Slime is a kid’s utmost favorite and every kid has one green slime with them. Bored with the same green slime? No worries you can make your own outer space slime. Stretchy, colorful, sticky, and glittery. From toddlers to school kids, this can be made by everyone.

The Magical Moon

The Magical Moon
Image Source/Tutorial: A Dab Of Glue Will Do

Kids love to create crafts. Sometimes it can be out of the stuff which is available to them or they’ll grab some unusual things and make art out of those things. They’ll giggle at the fact of making the moon out of a Foil paper. This craft can be made by kids of all age groups. Just turn the foil paper in a perfect circle. Till the time the paint dries let your child draw a beautiful background for the moon. What a flawless moon!

All About The Sky

All About The Sky
Image Source/Tutorial: Easy Peasy And Fun

This craft not only acts as a good decoration piece for the room but also helps to teach them about the sky, planets and their shape, in general, it’s the best way to teach them about the solar system. Before coloring, show your kids the picture of each planet so that it becomes easy for them to color. Or just let them create their own sky and solar system.

3, 2, 1 Everyone To Rocket 

3, 2 , 1 Everyone To Rocket 
Image Source/Tutorial: Simple Everyday Mom

While watching Little einstein your little ones get obsessed with rockets and always long for their own rocket ship. So, instead of buying a rocket ship, why not make one by yourself? If you are confused about the design of the rocket ship, no worries you can print a rocket template. To make it more interesting you can also print your toddler’s picture and paste it on the rocket ship’s window. This craft acts as a beautiful decor piece for your child’s room. 

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The Glittery Moon Rocks

The Glittery Moon Rocks
Image Source/Tutorial: The Crafting Chicks

These glittery moon rocks are super easy to make and it also acts as a beautiful piece of decor for your home or your space theme parties. The rocks on the moon aren’t these glittery but craft is all about creativity and adding your own touch. You don’t need any fancy materials to make these gorgeous rocks. All you need is creativity and some craft supplies.

Star Child

Star Child
Image Source/Tutorial: Mess For Less

Kids often ask their parents about the number of stars in the sky. Stars are one of the most gorgeous parts of our galaxy. You can’t have the stars which are up in the sky, but you can make one for yourself. All you need is a star template. Once you get a template, all you have to do is use a paintbrush and dab dots till your star is full. This is suitable for kids from preschoolers to second grade.

Make Your Own Galaxy

Make Your Own Galaxy
Image Source/Tutorial: Adventure In A Box

We’ve often seen Stained glass art in churches, which looks exquisite and colorful. In order to make stained glass art, a specific type of paint is used. As children can’t make actual stained glass art because glass is very fragile and they can hurt themselves. So, with a container lid or some plain paper plate, you can make different stars, and planets or create your own galaxy.

Watercolor And Crayon Space Craft

Kids love drawing. It helps them express themselves in a better way. Every drawing they draw has a story behind it. They are very imaginative and creative. Kids will find the double- process of coloring very interesting because of how amazing it looks. Allow your child to draw planets, comets, and stars as they want. Set out all the colors and once done coloring apply the black watercolor paint. Indeed a beautiful space. 

The Soothing Stars

The Soothing Stars
Image Source/Tutorial: Preschool Inspirations

The calm down jar is one of the most soothing crafts your child can make. The star falling in the jar is very peaceful to look at. As this is very easy to make it is suitable for kids from all age groups. Now, it’s not necessary that inside the jar there should be only stars, it’s completely the child’s decision to decide what they want to put inside the jar.

A Space Windsock

A Space Windsock
Image Source/Tutorial: Easy Peasy And Fun

Kids are very fond of windchimes and they also love making them, but at times they are too loud. In order to avoid that you can make a windsock. Which dances along with the wind without any sounds. This space windsock can be hung at the windows of your room or even in a doorway.

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The Balloon Universe

The Balloon Universe
Image Source/Tutorial: I Heart Arts And Crafts

Planets can be made out of many things, even out of balloons. All you have to do is mix some colors together, stamp the balloons into these colors, and then on the black paper. One of the best ways to create your customized solar system which is unique and colorful.

Space Play Dough

Space Play Dough
Image Source/Tutorial: Kids Activities Blog

A simple space play dough can be a fun play item for kids. Most of the ingredients you need to make it are available in your home. The space play dough with some stickers and glitter colors looks very vibrant. In this way, you can teach your little ones about shapes, colors, and astronomy. 

The Spacey Jewellery

The Spacey Jewellery
Image Source/Tutorial: Lil Blue Boo

This is one of the best ways to teach your child more about the planets and the solar system. Use beads that resemble the planet’s colors and arrange them in order. This will not only teach them about the solar system but will also boost their self-confidence which will encourage them to learn more and create more.

The Paper Plate Moon

The Paper Plate Moon
Image Source/Tutorial: Crafts On Sea

One of the most beautiful planets in our solar system is the moon. While you look at the moon you might have seen the craters it has on its surface. While making a craft or drawing the kids are very engaged in it and they want to make the exact version of what they saw. So how do make the craters of the moon? It’s very simple, all you need is a paper plate and some grey paint. Paint the plate and let it dry. By the time your moon dries you make the starry background.

3D Space Shuttle Craft

3D Space Shuttle Craft
Image Source/Tutorial: I Heart Crafty Things

The space shuttle is cool irrespective of the fact that NASA has stopped launching them. The shuttle wing popping from the page gives it a 3D effect. This is a very cool way to teach your kids about space shuttles. This cool craft is super easy to make and you can print a template or make your own space shuttle.

The Black Glue Galaxy Craft

The Black Glue Galaxy Craft
Image Source/Tutorial: I Heart Crafty Things

Craft helps to keep your kids away from the rectangular devices and indulge them in some fun activities which keep them happy as well as busy. The black glue galaxy is one of those crafts which is super easy to make. Glitter makes everything look pretty, so add some on your planets, splash some colors and you have your own gorgeous galaxy which is different from the rest.

A Colorful Universe

A Colorful Universe
Image Source/Tutorial: Mama Of Littles

Kids can paint anywhere whether it’s on the wall or on the floor, they never fail to use anything as their canvas. This craft is suitable for all kids as it involves painting. Encourage your child to choose a color and make his/her own piece of art.

Handprint Space Rocket

Handprint Space Rocket
Image Source/Tutorial: The Inspiration Edit

The space rocket craft is suitable for kids from kindergarten and preschool. In this craft, you’ll be drawing the space rocket but with a personal touch because kids will be using their handprints to make the fiery blast. This is a super fun craft activity and to make this space rocket extra special and beautiful make sure that you use different colors to make your rocket look more vibrant. 

We hope that these space crafts help your kid to learn about space and that they enjoyed making these crafts and arts. Even if we have helped a little through these crafts to encourage them to learn more about space and create more crafts our job is done. Do let us know which craft you enjoyed the most. Do give us your feedback in the comments section below. Do check out other related articles on our website. We will soon come up with more such articles.

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