There have been some of the most amazing night skies this summer with so many planets visible, it’s been wonderful to star gaze and marvel at God’s creation. My kids have always loved looking at the moon since they were little toddlers, wanting to see it peek out of the clouds, and light up the sky. Teach your kids all about the moon with these free printables and unit studies on the moon.
Learning about Earth’s Moon
If your children are fascinated with the night sky they will love to learn about the moon with these printables and unit studies. We love doing unit studies in our homeschool. You can pair this unit study with a family night of stargazing on a brightly lit full moon night!
Free Moon Printables and Unit Studies:
Montessori Inspired Moon Printables – Your kids will love free printable phases of the moon cut and paste activity worksheets, coloring pages, and card booklets.
Moon Phases Mini Book – This moon phase printable you can make into a mini book! There’s also links for constellations and more about the solar system.
Phases of the Moon Worksheets and Printables – These fun worksheets will teach your kids the names of each moon phase and come with pages to track the time and date of the phases.
Montessori Moon Cutting Strips – Great scissor cutting skill practice and fun activity for toddlers with these pretty moon cutting strips.
Solar System: Moon Unit Study – Kids will love the DIY telescope science project.
Moon Printables – This link has fun art projects for kids like making moon rocks and painting moon phases with a trick to thicken the paint for texture for the moons.
Moon Phases Nature Study Printable Pack – Download fun free moon phase nature unit studies.
Moon Phases Worksheets – In addition to moon phase worksheets, kids will also learn about the alignment of the sun, moon, and earth, how they all work together to produce tides.
Oreo Cookie Phases of the Moon Activity with Printable Activity Guide – This is a fun, hands-on activity kids will love because they get to eat Oreos while learning about the different phases of the moon.
Free Facts About Earth’s Moon Research Journal – Exciting worksheets for kids about the moon with illustration, questions, and answering key.
Printable Phases of the Moon Yhatzee type of game – Free PDF download for educational Yhatzee card game about the phases of the moon, fun and easy enough for the whole family to play and learn together.
Phases of the Moon Printable Flip Book – Make your own cute little moon phase flip book with this free printable.
Moon Observation Journal – What a cool idea to keep a moon observation journal to record nightly and notice as changes go by.
Moon Tracker and Moon Printables – These super kid friendly phases of the moon printable worksheets offer coloring pages, cut and paste activities, labeling, and notebooking to get the most out of learning all about the moon.