Alien Invasion!

Here are some fun and easy alien and space-themed crafts when you’re looking for something to do this summer with the kids. These would also make excellent decorations and crafts for kids’ birthday parties.

First, the super talented Lier of the ikat bag blog shows us how to make aliens and spaceships from a handful of kitchen recyclables and craft supplies:

It takes a creative eye to throw together some dollar store items and old toy parts to make a cool space craft like this one, doesn’t it? Obsessively Stitching (via CRAFT) shows us how:

Cute, easy pipe cleaner aliens by Craft Jr.:

And here’s an idea for Star Wars lovers that is really cool yet so simple: tin cans spray painted to look Stormtroopers, by Jennifer over at Classic Play:

Jennifer created an amazing Ewok birthday party for her little guy, including a great game with the Stormtrooper lanterns – and she did it in only a week. Wow. You have to see the slideshow and read all about the party.

Images by their respective owners.

Happy Monday! Did you have a good weekend?

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  1. 1

    goodtogrow said,

    Those are so cute! And yes, my weekend was nice. Yours?

  2. 2

    Manic Monday said,

    […] other link I wanted to share is to Charlotte’s Fancy. The very lovely Molly featured the Storm Trooper lanterns from our little man’s birthday […]

  3. 3

    I just started reading your blog and wanted to let you know how much I enjoy it! These alien crafts are too cute! Thanks for sharing.

  4. 5

    Jen said,

    Thank you so much Molly for the inspiration and for including the storm trooper lanterns! xo

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