25 Space for Kids Projects

Are you preparing for a solar system unit in your homeschool? Or do you have a child who is fascinated by the solar system? Either way you are going to find tons of great hands on learning activities for kids of all ages as they explore space for kids.
Space for Kids: 20+ Hands on Learning Activities for Preschool - 6th Grade. So many super clever and unique science activities for kids!

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

FREE Solar System Worksheets 

Moon Crafts & Activities


Moon Phases Demonstration from Science Matters

Moon Phase Activity

Moon Phase Activity from What We Do All Day

Why are Their Crafters on the Moon

Why are Their Crafters on the Moon by I Can Teach my Child

Oreo Moon Phases (with free printable) from 123 Homeschool 4 Me

Constellation Crafts


Star Constellation Sewing Cards (free) from Kids Activities Blog

Marshmallow Constellations from Munchkins and Moms

Constellation Geoboards

Constellation Geoboard from Babble Dabble Do


Make Constellations from Creekside Learning

DIY Constillations Projector from  123 Hoemschool 4 Me

Plus don't miss these 18 Solar System Projects kids LOVE from 123 Homeschool 4 Me

Other Astronomy Ideas

Handson project for exploring the earth's layers

Hands on Project for exploring the Earth’s Layers by Educating Laytons

What’s the Earth Made of (and taking a cupcake core sample)

What’s the Earth Made of (and taking a cupcake core sample) from 123 Homeschool 4 Me


Learn about Satellites (how they keep an orbit, communication, and more) from Creekside Learning

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Bottle Rocket from Science Sparks


Junk Model Space Rockets from Nurture Store

Space Shuttle Craft from Loole Doo

Giant Cardboard Rocket Ship Giant Cardboard Rocket Ship from Filth Wizardry

Preschool Playful Space Crafts & Activities

>> FREE Solar System Worksheets for Kids <<

Beth Gorden
Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is a homeschooling mother of six who strives to enjoy every moment with her kids through hands-on learning, crafts, new experiences, and lots of playing together. Beth is also the creator and author of 123 Homeschool 4 Me where she shares 1000+ free printables, creative homeschool lessons, crafts, and other fun ideas to help preschool and homeschooling families have fun while learning and exploring together.