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Try these free space craft projects and patterns. Learn how you can use many creative techniques and supplies to make a variety of outer space, rocket, planet, and alien crafts.
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Alien and Astronaut Costumes
See a photo of an alien and an astronaut Halloween costume made by Kim Moen.

Apollo 13 Astronaut
A unique costume idea submitted by Chris Johnson.

Bottle Cap Alien Magnet Craft
Make these magnets for your own refrigerator, a school locker, or to give as gifts.

CD Alien Spaceship Craft
Learn how you can make a tiny space ship craft with an alien inside.

Alien and Astronaut Costumes
See a photo of an alien and an astronaut Halloween costume made by Kim Moen.

CD Space Ship Craft
Kathryn explains how she created this great space ship using two CDs and a few other supplies.

CD UFO Craft
Sylrayj explains how she would make a UFO using two CDs and a few other supplies.

Coffee Filter Earth Craft
Learn how to make planets using coffee filters and food coloring.

Earth Suncatcher Craft
Instructions to make a suncatcher that looks like the Earth.

Film Canister Constellations
Sharkie explains how you can easily reproduce and study constellations using a film container.

Flying Saucer
From your About.com guide, make this UFO out of paper plates.

Flying Saucer Photo
See a picture of the Flying Saucer Craft made by Sean and Zachery.

Happy Earth Craft
Learn how to use a paper plate to make a picture of the Earth, and you can also use these instructions to make other planets.

In Space Bead Patterns
Themed list of free beaded safety pin patterns.

Lid Magnet - Alien
See a full color photo of this fun craft!

Light Bulb Alien Craft
Find out how to create an alien craft using a light bulb and a few other supplies.

Martian Beaded Safety Pin Design
Use this free pattern to make beaded safety pin jewelry that looks like a Martian.

Outer Spacers
Dress up like an alien using these ideas!

Space Activity Book
From your About Space Guide, an activity book for young astronauts or astronomers.

Alien Encounter
What a fantastic costume! Portray a victim being carried away by a space alien.

Balloon-Powered Nanorover
A bit on the harder side. Made from 3 styrofoam meat trays!

Balloon Space Alien
Shape a few balloons to look like this cool alien!

Bubble-Powered Rocket
Make your own flying rocket this paper, a film canister, an antacid tablet, an adult's help, and a few other supplies.

Fall Into a Black Hole Game
Make your own fun space game with these directions and printable board and pieces.

Galactic Mobile
Make this fun mobile using cardboard, paper, and these printable patterns.

Make Your Own Hand-Held Hubble
This Web site will show you how to make a scale model of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope out of parts you can find at local hardware and craft stores for under $20.

Saturn
Make this neat model of Saturn using an old CD, styrofoam ball, and a few other supplies.

Space Collage
Printable templates to help you make your own outer-space collage.

Apollo 13 Astronaut
A unique costume idea submitted by Chris Johnson.

Bottle Cap Alien Magnet Craft
Make these magnets for your own refrigerator, a school locker, or to give as gifts.

CD Alien Spaceship Craft
Learn how you can make a tiny space ship craft with an alien inside.

CD Space Ship Craft
Kathryn explains how she created this great space ship using two CDs and a few other supplies.

CD UFO Craft
Sylrayj explains how she would make a UFO using two CDs and a few other supplies.

Coffee Filter Earth Craft
Learn how to make planets using coffee filters and food coloring.

Earth Suncatcher Craft
Instructions to make a suncatcher that looks like the Earth.

Film Canister Constellations
Sharkie explains how you can easily reproduce and study constellations using a film container.

Flying Saucer
From your About.com guide, make this UFO out of paper plates.

Flying Saucer Photo
See a picture of the Flying Saucer Craft made by Sean and Zachery.

Happy Earth Craft
Learn how to use a paper plate to make a picture of the Earth, and you can also use these instructions to make other planets.

In Space Bead Patterns
Themed list of free beaded safety pin patterns.

Lid Magnet - Alien
See a full color photo of this fun craft!

Light Bulb Alien Craft
Find out how to create an alien craft using a light bulb and a few other supplies.

Martian Beaded Safety Pin Design
Use this free pattern to make beaded safety pin jewelry that looks like a Martian.

Outer Spacers
Dress up like an alien using these ideas!

Space Activity Book
From your About Space Guide, an activity book for young astronauts or astronomers.

Alien Encounter
What a fantastic costume! Portray a victim being carried away by a space alien.

Balloon-Powered Nanorover
A bit on the harder side. Made from 3 styrofoam meat trays!

Balloon Space Alien
Shape a few balloons to look like this cool alien!

Bubble-Powered Rocket
Make your own flying rocket this paper, a film canister, an antacid tablet, an adult's help, and a few other supplies.

Fall Into a Black Hole Game
Make your own fun space game with these directions and printable board and pieces.

Galactic Mobile
Make this fun mobile using cardboard, paper, and these printable patterns.

Make Your Own Hand-Held Hubble
This Web site will show you how to make a scale model of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope out of parts you can find at local hardware and craft stores for under $20.

Saturn
Make this neat model of Saturn using an old CD, styrofoam ball, and a few other supplies.

Space Collage
Printable templates to help you make your own outer-space collage.

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