Space Theme First Birthday Party

by Allison
(Riverside, CA)

The dessert bar--rocket cake and cookies and alien cupcakes

The dessert bar--rocket cake and cookies and alien cupcakes

The dessert bar--rocket cake and cookies and alien cupcakes
Astronaut cut out (from the
Candy bar buffet

3...2...1...Blast Off!! An out of this world birthday celebration:

Set the tone with a space inspired space theme birthday party invitation. It could be the shape of a rocket, or spaceship,or even feature an alien or planets. The content of the invitation can really set the scene:

Launch date--September X, 2010
Launch time--12 noon
Return to earth--3 p.m.
Space station--event location
RSVP to the mother ship

Our Little Birthday Boy

Space Theme Birthday Party Decoration

* Red, white, and blue paper goods--Americana and the space program go hand in hand!
* Rocket ship vase centerpieces
* Planet fabric table runners
* star sprinkles and American Flags
* outter space fact cards scattered on the tables (a little educational fun for every party!)
* space inspired hand painted posters featuring the party guest (ie. birthday boy inside a space shuttle, inside a space ship, walking on the moon, etc.)

Label the room with space inspired signs like :Space boys and space girls for the bathrooms or Rocket Fuel for the food.

Here is how we did it:

You can be part of the decor too. Mom, dad, and birthday guest of honor all wear rocket ship t-shirts

Kids Birthday Party favors

For the kids: gift bags including outter space rubber ducky, silly star shaped straws, planet stickers. outter space pencils and notebooks (all from

Here is the kids favor box:

For the adults: home made CDs featuring songs about outter space (ie. Rocket Man by Elton John or Satellite by Dave Matthews Band).

Candy bar: guests can treat themselves to space inspired candy like Milky Way, Mars bars, Pop Rocks, Starbursts, Moon Pies

Kids Birthday Activities

1) Color your own rocket ship frames (

2) Picture yourself as an astronaut--astronaut face cut out with disposible cameras so the kids can pose. The photos can later be used as the thank you card.

3) Space rocket tent (found at Babies-R-Us).

Here is the photo:

Kids Party Dessert

* Rocket shaped birthday cake
* Rocket shaped sugar cookies
* Alien cupcakes

See how we made the cupcakes:

The party was enjoyed by kids, parents, and astronauts alike!

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