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25 Space for Kids Projects

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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!

25 Space for Kids Projects

Help kids learn about our amazing solar system with these 25 Space for Kids Projects! These are great for kids of all ages!


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 Homeschool 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 <<


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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! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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