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18 Solar System Projects

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

Hands on Solar System Unit

  1. The Sun
  2. The Moon & Astronauts
  3. Inner Planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars)
  4. Outer Planets (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune)
  5. Pluto, Asteroid Belt, Comets, and Stars


Solar System Projects

As I was looking for ideas for our upcoming solar system unit I decided to browse around pinterest to get some inspiration. WOW! There are such creative people out there! With such a plethora of super creative and fun solar system projects for kids I just had to make a round up to share with all of you.

Tap Light Planets

Tap Light Planets from Play at Home Mom 3

Make the solar Sytem out of food
Make the Solar System out of Food like Creative Kid Snacks

Planets Snowgloe Craft for Kids
Planets Snowglobe from Red Ted Art

Soalr Sytem Brownies
Solar System Brownies from Almost Unschoolers

Paper Mache Planets Craft for Kids
Paper Mache Planets from At Home with Ali

make a solar system out of playdough
Playdough Solar System from Childhood Beckons

Solar System Button Craft

Solar System Button Craft from Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational

Felt Solar System
Felt Solar System from Counting Coconuts

Yarn Solar System
Yarn Solar System from Art for Little Hands

Yarn Wrapped Planets
Yarn Wrapped Planets from And Next Comes L

Chalk Solar System
Chalk Solar System from Natural Beach Living

Plastic Lid Solar System
Plastic Lid Solar System from Still Playing School

Lego Solar System
Lego Solar System from Kitchen Counter Chronicles

Solar System Poster from Crafts n Coffee

Solar System Mobile
Solar System Mobile from Taming the Goblin

Marble Solar System for Play from I Can Teach My Child

Hanger Solar System
Hanger Solar System from Crafts and Coffee

Other Ideas:

Free Solar System Printables

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activites and FREE printables: www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com


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