space helmet craft

Unleash Your Inner Astronaut With This Fun Space Helmet Craft

Space Helmet craft with step-by-step instructions and a template option available.

Come find an out-of-this-world craft that will have your kids enjoying the wonders of space. 

space helmet craft

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This space helmet would be a great addition to a unit study about space for your preschooler, kindergartner, or in your homeschool.

Crafts are a wonderful hands-on addition when teaching your kid.   Adding a craft they made with their own two hands makes information become less of a fact floating in space (Joke intended?) and more of a memory.

Hands-on projects connect the facts with something tangible and fun for our kids.

When I make crafts with my kids, We talk about fun facts relating to the craft we’re making(I have added some space facts below to get you started).

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Adding jokes to your crafts is another engaging way to help your kids relate information.  I added a few jokes to get you started. Then keep reading; you don’t want to miss the freebie I have for you at the end of the post.

I like to add little things like did you know to add some learning to our crafts.  Everything can be a teaching moment even as adults, we are always still learning.

The key is to keep it simple and not go overboard.  A few facts here and there mixed with jokes and a craft is an easy and engaging way to share fun facts.

We have a lot of fun space crafts you can check out and try this sun and moon.

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Did You Know?

  • One million Earths could fit inside the Sun – and the Sun is considered an average-size star.
  • You wouldn’t be able to walk on Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus or Neptune because they have no solid surface!
  • The sunset on Mars appears blue.

If you are looking for more interesting facts check this out below.

Space Helmet Craft Options

This space helmet craft can be made from scratch or from a template.

Below, you will find step-by-step instructions to make this helmet from scratch using construction paper.

Or grab the easy printable space helmet template for a quick print-and-go craft.  Perfect for you and your kids.

space helmet craft template

The Space Helmet craft template includes…

  • 1 PDF file with 6 total pages
  • Size 8.5 X 11
  • Black and white template, just Print, Color, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • Template (Already Colored) Print, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • Space Helmet Coloring sheet
  • 8.5 by 11 Space Helmet Craft poster

Supplies Needed For The Helmet

  • Glue
  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Template (Optional)
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How To Make Space Helmet Craft

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Step 1


  • Cut out a white square with rounded edges

Step 2


  • Cut out 2 blue rectangles
  • Glue to either side of the helmet
  • Cut out a long blue rectangle
  • Glue to one of the blue rectangles glued to the helmet

Step 3


  • Cut out a gray square
  • Round the edges
  • Glue to the helmet

Step 4

Stars and Buttons

  • Cut out 3 gold stars
  • Glue to the top of the helmet
  • Cut out 3 different colored circles and glue them to the bottom of the helmet

Every astronaut needs his own spaceship craft as well, so check out this one.

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Space Jokes

  • What did the space alien say to the cat
    • Take me to your litter
  • Why did the restaurant on the moon get poor reviews?   
    • There was no atmosphere…
  • How do you know when the moon has enough to eat?     
    • When it’s full

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    I hope you enjoy your space helmet craft made fun and easy!

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