Creative gift ideas for boys that want to be an astronaut

Creative gift ideas for boys that want to be an astronaut

Kids love to pretend-play that they're an astronaut, it's such a popular theme with little boys. With our ecological cardboard rocketship, astronaut mask and astronaut engine you can offer a creative alternative to play with.

Tips for easy and quick decoration and craft inspiration

Below you can find some quick and easy tips to decorate your spaceshuttle and astronaut gear in no time.

TIP 1: Add glow-in-the-dark decorations

glow in the dark stickers

Buy these glow-in-the-dark stickers in space theme. Simply stick them to your rocketship and costume and wait for the night to set.

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glow in the dark paint

glow in the dark paint

Paint your own stars and planets with  Glow-in-the-dark Paints in 5 colours! 


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DIY glow in the dark paint

Make your own glow in the dark paint


1 non-toxic yellow highlighter
1/4 cup water
4-5 tablespoons corn starch
2-3 drops royal blue gel food color

1.Gently remove the felt tip from the highlighter.
2. Place the highlighter felt in a small mixing bowl with 1/4 cup water.
3. Remove and discard the highlighter felt after 5-10 minutes (when water is bright yellow).
4. Add 2-3 drops of blue food gel coloring to your bowl and stir until you have an even color.
5. Add cornstarch one tablespoon at a time, stirring as you add. You want a smooth, viscous liquid, but not quite a paste.
6. Use paint immediately and simply stir if it starts to separate.

Find the original instructions here 



TIP 2: Add cool space decorations

planet and shuttle stickers 

Buy these beautiful and colorful planets and shuttle stickers and stick them to your rocketship,  space shuttle, astronaut helmet and engine!


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Turn your room into the universe. Decorate your walls with these wallstickers so you can really fly into space! How pretty are these?

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Make your own stars from the cardboard packaging of your rocketship or astronaut costume. Then paint and glue them to your space shuttle. Go crazy and create your own little universe!


TIP 3: Get creative: color and craft!

 knutselboek congé bricolé

Get inspired by the wonderful crafting ideas in this amazing and creative book by Congé Bricolé. It is written in Dutch, but crafting inspiration is the same in any language :).

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Colour your spaceshuttle with these amazing solid poster paint sticks. We’ve tested them and they are seriously the very best! Large surfaces go fast and the mess is very limited :).



 tin foil astronaut inspiration

Cover your astronaut helmet and engine with tin foil for an extra spacy effect.

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