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Buy or make a star shaped cut out using cardstock. Or
Make invites to look like an official document. Type up on white paper and then print multiple copies.
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command requests your presence at a monumental celebration for Space Cadet (name).
We will be celebrating a huge milestone in his Star Command training (aka his (age) birthday).
Ceremony will be held at Sector 3 located at (address). Star date:(party date) Time:
Please RSVP to the Star Command Special Headquarters @ (phone number or email address).
Place a gold seal sticker at the bottom of the page and send out or hand deliver.
Use neon green and purple for your party colors.
Use solid colored partyware or character themed.
Tape black plastic table covers to the walls and stick on glow in the dark star stickers.
Hang foil stars from the ceiling or make your own. Cut star shapes out of cardboard and cover with aluminum foil. Hang from the ceiling using fishing line. Hang at different lengths.
Make planets out of styrofoam balls. Use different sizes and paint using different colors of glow in the dark acrylic paints. When dry, hang from ceiling using fishing line. Hang at different lengths.
Use toy rockets for extra decorations or as centerpieces.
Make a Space Cake.
All systems are go for an out-of-this-world dessert.
Baked 13 x 9 inch cake
Red and blue M&M's
Red gel icing
To construct this high-flying cake, simply cut and assemble a baked 13- by 9-inch cake as shown.
Cover the cake with white frosting, then set in place red and blue M&M's for rivets and pipe on red gel icing letters.
For an added flair, insert candles in the bottom of the rocket and let them burn briefly (with adult supervision, of course) before cutting and serving the cake.
Serve Intergalactic burgers and fries.
Serve Tang for a drink.
Flying saucer pizzas or bagel bites. Or order some pizzas from "Pizza Planet".
Make star shaped cookies or rice cripy treats. For the rice crispy treats you simply use a star shaped cookie cutter to cut out the shapes.
Bags and Prizes:
Decorate paper bags with glow in the dark stickers. Fill with additional glow in the dark stickers, necklaces, bracelets, rings, or bouncy balls. Add a toy rocket, some space man or alien figures, a flying disc shooter, some Pop Rocks.
Prizes can be anything space related or Buzz Lightyear themed favors. Large Milky Way bars, Mars bars, Starburst candies.
Do a moonwalk(like a cake walk). Give out cupcakes decorated with star sprinkles.
Find the missing LGM's (little green men). Hide plastic alien toys around the party area. Have kids return them to the "mother ship" (a basket or bucket). The one who finds the most wins.
Laser tag. Play like tag. Or revise the game a bit. Cut long strands of streamer; about a foot long. Have kids tuck into a back pocket. The player who is "it" must try to collect as many strands of streamers as possible within an alloted amount of time. Play until everyone has been "it". Player who collects the most strands wins.
Use foam disc shooters for kids to try to knock down plastic soda bottles wrapped in aluminum foil.
Mission Space. Set up clues to lead the "cadets" to their goodie bags.
Set up an obstacle course for "cadet training". Use plastic orange cones for kids to weave in and out through. A couple of old tires to hop through, a tunnel made out of a refrigerator box for them to crawl through, etc. Time the "cadets". Fastest time wins.
Make alien space ships using two tin pie plates or paper plates. Paint the paper plates or use glow in the dark stickers to decorate them. Glue the plates together;rounded sides out. Attatch a string for kids to hang from the ceiling in their rooms.