Create your own planet activity Allows students to creatively explore communities by establishing a population, Jobs, Natural Resources, Laws, and additional facts regarding their country before further engaging students by allowing them to illustrate this planet they have established.

Planet Communities

Can integrate social studies, science and writing. Incredibly engaging and allows students to think critically about what makes a planet work and communities/countries within that.

Free downloadable "If I discovered A New Planet" book, for kids to fill out, and then make an accompanying planet by painting a Styrofoam ball and using other craft supplies.

Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: Making an Undiscovered Planet Use a styrofoam ball and an old CD to make a ringed planet.

The Planets (read and color, then come up with a mnemonic device to remember the order).  Learning made FUN!

Space Party Activity For The Children. The Planets (read and color, then come up with a mnemonic device to remember the order).

An eight planets solar system book to teach the planets. kindergarten, first grade, second grade and homeschool students will have fun learning the planets with this simple book.

Planet Order Book Activity

Planet Order Book Activity This is a planet book with the 8 planets in order. A great activity to reinforce the 8 planets in our solar system. This is perfect for any space or planet unit and can be easily differentiated for your needs.

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Time off work and 'The Planets'!

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This was an after school program that I put on for kids. (See all my kids' programs here! )

Constellations & Astronomy for Kids

Literary Hoots: Constellations & Astronomy for Kids Observe that the patterns of stars in the sky stay the same although they appear to shift across the sky nightly, and different stars can be seen in different seasons.

Whether you are diving into an astronomy unit in your homeschool / classroom or your child just has a natural curiosity about space, here are 18 Solar System Projects your kids will love!  Read more »

18 Solar System Projects (Living Life Intentionally)

18 solar system projects for kids - Creative science projects for kids of all ages to explore planets, space, the sun and more!

Order the Planets Activity: ...Ask your children to create some mnemonics to help them remember the order of the planets!

Order the Planets Activity

50+ awesome space activities for kids to learn about the planets, the sun, the moon, stars, constellations, astronauts, space travel and more! || Gift of Curiosity

50+ awesome space activities for kids

awesome space activities for kids - Gift of Curiosity Activities related to the planets and solar system Puffy paint solar system .

How planets orbit the sun: This super simple Montessori-inspired activity gives kids a hands-on and concrete way to understand how planets orbit the sun in a large circle || Gift of Curiosity

How planets orbit the sun: A Montessori-inspired activity for kids

How planets orbit the sun: This super simple Montessori-inspired activity gives kids a hands-on and concrete way to understand how planets orbit the sun in a large circle Gift of Curiosity

Distance of planets from sun w/ toilet paper-my kids loved this! OMG future teachers!! soooo cool

Toilet Paper science: Mercury, the closest planet to the sun was 3 sheets of toilet paper from the sun. Neptune, the farthest planet from the sun, was 224 sheets of toilet paper from the sun.

FREEBIE!  Order of the Planets Mnemonic Device Flip Sheet.  Includes blank templates if you would like students to write your own mnemonic device.  Perfect addition to your space or solar system unit!

Order of the Planets Mnemonic Device Flip Sheet. Space activities: Includes blank templates if you would like students to write your own mnemonic device. Perfect addition to your space or solar system unit!

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