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How to Make an Astronaut Helmet (DIY)

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If you’re taking part in cosplay or a costume party and have your astronaut costume ready, you might be looking for your bubble space helmet. The selecting and purchasing may give you hard times, both time- and moneywise. Instead, you could find out how to make a space helmet yourself, saving money and spending some quality time with your family!

Find below a series of videos we’ve found on YouTube which contain several DIY guidelines on how to make a spaceman helmet to choose from. Make sure to check out the difficulty scale and a list of required materials for every item. Enjoy!

Video #1

Super easy and creative DIY astronaut helmet guidelines.

Difficulty: ★★☆☆☆

You will need:

  • Aluminum baking pan;
  • Big ball;
  • Aluminum reflective tape;
  • Duct tape;
  • Marker;
  • Scissors.

Video #2

This video contains two options of a homemade astronaut helmet: the first one is more realistic looking and easy to construct, and the other is more complex and sci-fi looking.

Difficulty: ★★★☆☆

Required Materials:

  • 1 party balloon;
  • 1 two-liter soda bottle;
  • Many sheets of white paper;
  • Many sheets of newspaper;
  • 3 tap lights;
  • 1 bag of flour;
  • Glue gun and hot glue;
  • Black fabric or black acrylic paint;

Video #3

This particular video demonstrates the easiest DIY space helmet design using everyday materials and just a little creativity.

Difficulty: ★☆☆☆☆

What you’ll need:

  • 1 balloon;
  • Scissors;
  • Plastic wrap;
  • Tape (different colors and lots of it).

Make sure to check our DIY astronaut space suit costume to complete your spaceman gear!

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