Awesome Space Theme Party Ideas (Free Printables)
This year, my twin boys chose a space theme for their joint birthday party. (Hooray! I got two pre-schoolers to agree on a party theme!) Now, I’m sharing free space birthday party printables and party ideas to help you enjoy your next galactic celebration.
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Outer Space Theme Ideas
For preschoolers, I like to stick with the basics for a space theme birthday. The coolest outer space party will include at least some of the following:
- Space ships, shuttles or rockets
- Planets or solar system
- Milky Way or galaxy
- Friendly aliens
For the color scheme, primary colors like red, blue, and yellow work well. As I explain in my Free Party Planning Printables, starting with a color palette makes planning a ton easier.
There are many free space designs available for online birthday party invitations. Etsy also offers customizable and downloadable options for invitations.
Check out my favorite picks below! (Click images to shop.)
Outer Space Party Supplies
I searched all over for the perfect space-themed party supplies. Fortunately, I found plenty of space party bundles, including paper plates, napkins, cups, and utensils. I’m sharing some of my favorites below.
Shop Space Party Bundles
I also love the packages below that come with space-themed frosting sheets, a rocket ship banner, galaxy balloons, and an awesome cupcake stand.
If you prefer a reusable cupcake stand, I highly recommend the one below that I purchased recently. It collapses for easy storage when not in use. Love it!
Space Cakes and Cupcakes
Let me tell you, in the battle between sheet cakes and cupcakes, cupcakes win! It makes serving kids such a breeze!
Plus, I’m now offering free printable cupcake toppers that you can download and print at home. See the end of this post for details.
You can cut these toppers by hand, but they are designed to be cut with a 2-inch craft punch.
Space Themed Food Ideas and Snacks
You can further incorporate a space theme into your party by adding a space-related name to your food and beverages or having space shaped party snacks.
Here are a few ideas to get you started:
- Fruit or veggie kabobs shaped like rocket ships
- Milky Way, Starburst or Moon Pies
- Swiss cheese cut in a circular shape
- Star shaped lollipops
- Planet cake pops
- Astronaut shaped cookies
Shop for Space-Themed Cookies
Party Favors for a Space Theme Birthday
For party favors, I used blue paper sacks from a recent Transportation Birthday Party. I chose to download space SVG files to cut out rocket shapes for our treat bags using my Silhouette Cameo.
To fill my favor bags, I used a combination of outer space-themed stickers, stamps, and snacks (favorites shown below).
Space Theme Preschool Activities
I got excited about designing a game my pre-school boys could enjoy beyond the party. They’ve tested this Outer Space Bingo Game, and it gets their seal of approval! These also make great party favors.
See the end of this post to download your free Outer Space Bingo printables, including calling cards and game boards.
Note: I used a laminator for my bingo game boards to allow kids to reuse the templates with dry-erase markers. You may also use coins, beans, or tokens to mark spaces on the boards.
Free Space Birthday Party Printables
To download my Free Space Birthday Party Printables, including cupcake toppers and the Outer Space Bingo game, please fill out the form below.
Note: You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read and print the files. All files are for personal use only and may not be sold, duplicated, or redistributed.
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I hope you have fun planning your space-themed party! Tag me on Instagram to share your photos of your space birthday party printables @firstdayofhome!
Hey, i subscribed and didn’t receive a email with the printable bingo and was wondering if you were able to send it to me please?
Hi Sophie. Sorry you had trouble. I verified that you should have received the email, so I’m not sure what happened. You may want to check your Spam or Junk email folders to see if it’s there. I also resent the email personally, so you should have it one way or another. Thanks for subscribing! -Crissy
That’s so kind of you to say thanks. I appreciate it and hope you enjoy the printables!
I love your ideas. I would love to get the printable for the space bingo.
Hi Nicole! Sorry about that. The form wasn’t showing up this morning for some reason. Thank you for bringing that to my attention! You can fill out the form now, but if you have any trouble, feel free to e-mail me again directly. You’ll see the form right after the Bingo card image. Enjoy!
I love this website
Oh, thank you, Charity! That’s so kind. You made my day! Best wishes, Crissy
Glad you like them, Karen!
Thanks, Kirsty! I hope you enjoy using the printables. I’d love to know how you use them. Feel free to tag me on Instagram @firstdayofhome!
I wanted the space party printables.
I have become a subscriber already.
Hi, Swati. I replied to you separately, but please let me know if you didn’t receive my response. You must confirm your e-mail address to subscribe, and then you will receive the printables directly. I hope you enjoy them!
Hello, I am hoping to download your adorable Space BINGO Cards, how to I become a VIP insider for your page? Thank you!
Hi Jodi! It looks like you were able to subscribe and become a VIP member. Are you still having trouble downloading the file? Please let me know, and I will help you. I hope you enjoy the Bingo game! If you are on Instagram, feel free to share a photo of the game and tag me! I’m @firstdayofhome. Best wishes, Crissy
Hi! I would like to obtain your beautiful bingo, it looks fun to play with my students!
Hi Karime! To download these printables (and get many other free downloads and printables), you must become a VIP subscriber. You can sign up with your e-mail address on the form. I spend many hours developing these printables, and I reward my subscribers by giving them these products for free. The general public does not have access. I hope you decide to become a VIP member! Your information is not shared with anyone else, and you can unsubscribe any time…though I hope you’ll choose to stick around! Thanks!