9/05/13 11/08/10 POPSUGAR Moms Kid Parties Space Birthday Party For Kids Race to the Moon: Plan the Perfect Space Party November 8, 2010 by Rebecca Gruber 8 Shares Chat with us on Facebook Messenger. Learn what's trending across POPSUGAR. View in slideshow Three, two, one, blast off! You can't take a child to the moon (yet), but you can still create an outer space birthday party theme. Dessert table guru and mother of two Amy Atlas helped her son celebrate turning five with these out-of-this-world designs. Check out her tips! Decorate your cake stand. "Use satellite wafer candies to decorate your cake stand." Add space-themed cookies to a cake. "Have a local baker make rocket and planet cookies (or if you're ambitious, make them yourself!) and then place them on a buttercream cake." Create mini rocket cups for favors. Fill with chocolate earth balls ($40 for 5 pounds), globe-themed balls, or moon rock candy ($1.15 each). chocolate earth balls $40 from candy.com Buy Now globe-themed balls, or $1.15 from officeplayground.com Buy Now moon rock candy $1.15 from thespacestore.com Buy Now A favor board helps avoid end-of-party mayhem. "Create a favor board filled with candy or cookies for your guests to take home." Add some planets. "If you are feeling really crafty, make papier mache planets." Kid PartiesSpace PartyAmy AtlasBirthday PartiesSpace Stay Sane and SavvyWith Our Moms Newsletter You're subscribed! Sign Up For Our Newsletter Select topics that interest you Parenting News Activities and Recipes New Moms Parenting Humor Sign up with facebook By signing up, I agree to the Terms & to receive emails from POPSUGAR.