Space is such a fun theme to use for play, crafts and of course learning. Here are some of our favorite space themed crafts that we have done over the years. We have lots of space themed books too.
Could be good for space week-- Kids Art Project - Q-Tip Star Art: A creative way for kids to paint with a q-tip. This also provides a fun fine motor experience for kids. What a fun way to paint!
Create play dough monsters with this simple play dough invitation for kids.
Create an alien headband craft with paper, sparkly pipe cleaners, sticky back sparkly foam, googly eyes and use it as a pretend play prop.
Numbers, patterns, counting, sorting - so many ideas!
Night sky sensory tub: Star stickers, swirly marbles, Glow in the dark planets, Little aliens.
Yarn wrapped planets fine motor craft for kids from And Next Comes L -- great way to have fun with the solar system!