Space Dinner Party

For your space dinner party theme dress in black and tape stars cut out of tinfoil on your shirt. Eat by candlelight and pretend it is the moon light.

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Space Party Centerpiece

paper mache

Make a paper mache planet. It is very simple to make a round ball with paper mache and a balloon.

Allow to dry and have kids paint their planet however they'd like. Hang above the table or place in the middle of the table.

Space Party Menu

Cheese Ball Planet

  • 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese, allow to soften
  • 1 8-ounce package sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix-use less if you'd like
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup pecans or walnuts finely chopped
In a mixing bowl blend together cream cheese and shredded cheese. Blend in onion soup mix, lemon juice and cayenne pepper. Lay a sheet of plastic wrap or waxed paper on the counter. Sprinkle crushed nuts over the plastic wrap. Form cream cheese into a ball. Place cheese mixture on top of nuts. Roll to coat ball with nuts. Serve with fresh sliced vegetables or crackers.

Appetizer Stars

Create a fun appetizer space theme with ham or turkey slices and cheese cut out with star cookie cutters. Also try cutting carrot slices or peppers out of mini star cookie cutters for garnish.
star sandwiches

Rocket Ship Scene Lunch

Create a space theme meal by creating sandwiches (grilled cheese in this picture) and add some moon and star garnishes.
rocket ship sandwich
You can buy space cookie cutters here.

Pinwheel Space Ships

Flatten a piece of bread or use a tortilla. Spread with your favorite filling such as peanut butter and jelly or chicken salad. Roll up and slice. Your sandwiches will look like mini space ships.
pinwheels tortilla sandwiches

Dessert Planet Ball

Try a dessert cheese ball if you'd like that instead.
dessert ball

Chocolate Moon Rocks

moon rocks
  • 1 Cup Milk chocolate chips
  • 1 Cup Mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 Cup shredded coconut
Melt the chocolate in the microwave in a microwave safe dish. Stirring after 30 second intervals. Then fold in the marshmallows and coconut. Line a cookie sheet with wax paper. Using a muffin scoop, scoop into balls and place on the wax paper. Chill until set. **Makes 6-7 balls.

Create a Rocket Ship Cake

To make a rocket ship or space shuttle, you will need a 13x9 baked recipe that has cooled. Cut it down the middle to create two long rectangles. On your board add foil to the bottom and place one long rectangle towards the bottom of the board.

Cut your remaining rectangle in half. Then one of the remaining halves into 4 triangles as shown in diagram.
rocket ship cake pattern cut out

Place the rectangle half above your longer rectangle for the rocket body. Add a triangle for the pointed top. Add another triangle to each side of the bottom of the rocket. Add a crumb coat and allow to sit several hours.
rocket cake crumb coat

Decorate as you'd like adding whatever features you'd like.

decorated rocket cake

rocket cake decorated
Decorate with piping stars and smoothed sides. Gum drops and flags added for decorations. Space ships mini desserts decorated by the kids.

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