Awesome Homemade Space Themed Family Costumes

spaced themed family costumes

This year our son’s school requested for peaceful costumes of someone from history that made a difference in our lives. He has shown a lot of interest in rocket ships and space lately so he chose to be an astronaut. Our space themed family costumes revolve around his love for space. Materials Most of the materials … Read more

Optical Illusion Jet Pack Costume

Optical Illusion Jet Pack Costume

My son wanted to be a boy and a jet pack this year, so we started searching the internet for jet pack costume ideas. He has been doing optical illusion costumes since first grade. He is now in 7th grade. Every year, starting in September, people start saying they cannot wait to see his costume … Read more

Out of This World Earth (and Beyond!) Costume

Out of This World Earth (and Beyond!) Costume

Let me introduce you to this far out little Earth, who is my 5 year daughter. She wanted to be the world for Halloween! She loves space and maps and because she is from Thailand and we have family around the globe, we often talk about how the sun and moon are visible at different … Read more

Little Rocket Man Costume

Little Rocket Man Costume

When my kids pick their costume I just ask a few favors—don’t choose anything I can just easily buy in a store, or anything monotone (it takes me so long to make them I would go crazy without a little variety) and chose something that gives you joy! This rocket fit all of those things. … Read more

Baby Carrier Rocket and Astronaut Halloween Costumes

Baby Carrier Rocket and Astronaut Halloween Costumes

My dear daughter desperately wanted to be an astronaut for Halloween. Who better to be her space shuttle than her baby brother? I made his costume out of cardboard, spray paint, tape, stickers, plastic cups and ribbon. I cut all cardboard to the shape most similarly resembling a real space shuttle. The main portion was … Read more

Astronaut Costumes for a Couple

Astronaut Costumes for a Couple

The helmet was the most difficult part in making this costume come to life. I was set on having it glow blue inside, and making it ourselves. It took almost two weeks to paper mache these each night in order to create a thick enough layer that would hold its shape. (Blow a balloon up … Read more

Cool Jet Pack Illusion Costume

Cool Jet Pack Illusion Costume

My son wanted an illusion costume, so we went with the jet pack! We were so excited to make this, that it is done already for this Halloween! I had seen a picture of something similar, but there were NO instructions. It actually wasn’t too difficult to make once you had the general idea. My son … Read more

Stylish Duct Tape Neil Armstrong Costume for a Boy

Stylish Duct Tape Neil Armstrong Costume for a Boy

This costume was quite challenging. I took an old jacket and pants and completely covered it with white duct tape. The duct tape was quite challenging to work with. It was a bit difficult to cut and since duct tape tends to stiffen things up, I had to keep trying it on my son to make … Read more

Cool DIY Rocket Man Costume for 3-Year-Old Boy

Cool DIY Rocket Man Costume for 3-Year-Old Boy

This Rocket Man costume was Nana’s idea, knowing her 3 year old Grandson Zade loved anything to do with speed, flying, and fire. Zade was stoked at the idea, especially after watching the movie. We started out with a simple plan, two soda bottles and spray painted silver attached to his back. Easy enough right? … Read more

Easy Homemade Maternity Saturn Costume

Easy Homemade Maternity Saturn Costume

For my last chance at making a maternity costume, I thought a planet theme would be an appropriate nod to feeling like one. I decided to go for a Saturn costume as that would hopefully be the most recognizable planet, plus it was an opportunity to use something like a glow stick. I had gathered … Read more

One Small Step for Man Astronaut Costume

One Small Step for Man Astronaut Costume

I set out to make this astronaut  costume as part of a “what I wanted to be when I grew up” theme for work.  I had always wanted to be an astronaut from as far back as I can remember. So, when the theme came up at work this year it was a no-brainer. First … Read more

DIY Toddler Astronaut Costume and Space Ship

DIY Toddler Astronaut Costume and Space Ship

This is my creation from duct tape. I love arts and crafts but one thing is for certain, I never learned how to sew and so this is where the duct tape came into play. This is a toddler astronaut costume, made head to toe out of duct tape. I used hand me down snow … Read more

Coolest Paper Mache Earth Costume

Coolest Paper Mache Earth Costume

If you have seen our earlier planet costume 2012 Saturn. This project was very similar. We used a medium sized palates ball and paper Mache. After 3-4 layers of Mache we deflated the ball through about an 8” hole at the top. Once the ball is out we use strips of Gorilla tape on the … Read more

Coolest Girls Astronaut Costume

Coolest Girls Astronaut Costume

I’m always up for a challenge, so I love to let my kids pick whatever they’d like for Halloween, and then do my best!  My daughter so far has always had some sort of dress (witch, princess, etc), but now, at the age of 4, she chose to be an Astronaut!  However – it had … Read more

Homemade Astronaut Costume in Honor of Neil Armstrong

Homemade Astronaut Costume in Honor of Neil Armstrong

Last year our daughters’ Book Week theme was Champions. We love Book Week in our family as we have made it a family affair and everyone gets involved in the project. Our eldest daughter Isabella has always loved anything to do with astronomy so when we asked her to think about people in history who … Read more

Space Chimp Flying on Rocket Illusion Costume

Space Chimp Flying on Rocket Illusion Costume

I really enjoy making my own Halloween costumes, especially costumes that take you brain a second to figure out. I didnt have any specific idea this year so I randomly chose to make a chimp strapped to a rocket. I didnt think I could pull it off so it was fun building something I had … Read more

Coolest Homemade Solar System Costume

Coolest Homemade Solar System Costume

My 9 year old son has a learning disability and he learns by having hands on. So the chapter he was working on was the solar system.  So I decided to be the moon and sun to show him how the plants rotate around the sun for day light and darkness. I have all nine … Read more

Homemade Solar System Costume

Homemade Solar System Costume

I am a huge fan of all things space, so for my Halloween homemade Solar System costume I decided to embody my love for the our solar system. To start, I went looking for any and all space theme fabrics I could find. I decided on a galaxy print as the base, and was lucky … Read more

Coolest “Sky” Family Costume: Up, Up and Away!!

Coolest "Sky" Family Costume: Up, Up and Away!!

This was a cool ‘sky’ theme that matched the end of our Polish family name. The hot air balloon was made from extra colored flag fabric sewed together.  Then, hoola hoops were inserted and it was attached to an extra laundry basket with four wooden dowels.   It was decorated with some old tan pillow cases … Read more

Partly Cloudy With a Chance of Rain Family Costume

Partly Cloudy With a Chance of Rain Family Costume

This year was the first Halloween that our son has ever experienced.  He is just barely three months old so I wanted to make sure he was cute and comfortable.  My husband is a Captain in the army and we had an event that was a costume party.  I knew it would be around the … Read more

Great Saturn Boy Homemade Halloween Costume

Great Saturn Boy Homemade Halloween Costume

Our 4 year old boy is obsessed with the solar system. So when we asked what he wanted to be for Halloween he said ‘Saturn’. Where do you find a 3′ round ball / sponge / foam / anything to fit over a 4 year old and be rugged and light weight? My wife had … Read more

Creative Homemade Ms. Universe Costume

I've heard of little kids and pregnant ladies dressing up as the solar system for Halloween. I wanted to take that costume idea and make it a little

I’ve heard of little kids and pregnant ladies dressing up as the solar system for Halloween. I wanted to take that costume idea and make it a little sleeker and trendier so made a Ms. Universe costume. I started out by taking a dress I already owned paired with leggings and shoes that I already … Read more

Cheap and Simple Rocket Costume for a Child

My son loves space but do to budget constraints ( we are moving) i had no money to buy a costume then i remember the rocket outfit gru wears as a chi

My son loves space but do to budget constraints (we are moving) I had no money to buy a costume, then I remember the rocket outfit Gru wears as a child in Despicable Me and I started wondering how hard that would be to make. I looked and looked and couldn’t find that image so … Read more

Cool Home Made Endeavor Astronauts Costumes

       This costume was inspired by the one and only first astronaut that landed the American Flag on the moon by Edwar

These astronauts costumes were inspired by the one and only first astronaut that landed the American Flag on the moon by Edward H. White. One of the things that inspired me was when the Endeavor final mission landed on L.A.X. I was one of the most fortunate of hundreds of people to go see it … Read more