Kids love learning about space and there are so many fun and exciting activities that can be done while completing a unit on space. In the following Space Activities and Printables, children will learn about the Solar System, the Planets, Solar Eclipses and Phases of the Moon while completing some fun hands-on activities.
This DIY Galaxy Shirt is a fun twist on tie-dying. Once they have completed their shirts, children will love showing off their handiwork they made while learning about the Milky Way.
My kids love to cook and licking the bowl out. While in the kitchen baking up a storm, kids learn many skills that can help them with in the future. They will love baking these delicious Solar System Sugar Cookies. Learning about the planets has never been so tasty!
For kids that love to draw and paint, they can get creative with this Watercolor Solar System that could be turned into a colorful mobile.
Students will read the non-fiction passage about one of seven fascinating wonders of our solar system and answer the comprehension questions orally or use the written response sheets. There are also a blank notebooking pages included that have an area to sketch each specific topic.
This printable Constellation Book is a great way for children to learn about 33 different constellations that can be seen in the night sky. Or, they may prefer these Constellation Cards which can be used in many ways, including memory and matching games.
The Ultimate List of Solar System Freebies – If you are looking for a wide variety of free solar system resources, check out this post.
Learning About the Solar System with FREE Printables and Projects – Looking for some fun projects about the solar system? Find a lot of free space printables and activities.
FREE Space Themed Writing Prompts Packs (Beginner & Elementary) – Each of these space-themed creative writing prompts pack contains 20 total writing prompts. You will find a new writing prompt for each day of the school week for one month (4 weeks @ 5 days a week).
A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the sun and the Earth, blocking all or part of the sun for a short period of time.Kids will learn this and more while completing this fun 27-page Solar Eclipse Printable Pack.
These Space Cards are a great way to introduce young children to the planets, life cycle of a star and other objects that are found in space.
You may also enjoy this Space Activity Pack for young children or for those with children in Grades 3 -5, this Space Unit might be more suitable.
Stacey is a homeschooling Christian mum trying to live a simple, frugal, healthy life. She lives with her husband and two gorgeous boys in the sunshine state of Queensland, Australia. You can check out her blog at Simple Living Creative Learning where you find printables, kids activities, homemaking resources, homeschooling encouragement, and even some recipes!
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