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Cootie Catcher Constellations Printable

Kids will have loads of fun learning about different star formations and their names with this easy-to-make Constellations Cootie Catcher. This is the perfect addition to your solar system for kids unit with preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students

Kids will have loads of fun learning about different star formations and their names with this easy-to-make Constellations Cootie Catcher. This is the perfect addition to your solar system for kids unit with preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students

Constellations for Kids

Practice makes perfect! The more kids are exposed to various star formations, the more they will learn the names and origins of common constellations. This Cootie Catcher Printable is a fun way for kids to learn about constellations while having fun with this paper game.

Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love that this activity is no prep! This is great for summer learning, match centers, science centers, space themes, and extension activities.

fun, free printable for teaching Constellations for Kids

Constellations Printable

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> Download <<. The pdf file will open in a new window for you to save the freebie and print the black and white worksheets.

The pages are in blackline to save you on printer costs. There are 4 different free cootie catchers you can make to learn the names and formations of more than 30 constellations. Print them on white or colored plain paper (thick cardstock makes it harder to fold and manipulate for little hands).

Constellations Printable to learn about over 30 different constellations using a cootie catcher game

Cootie Catcher Printable

Cut along the outer lines to make a square.  You’ll notice the constellations printable includes both the formation name and the pattern. Complete instructions for folding your cootie catcher are included in the download.  No tape required, just fold, fold, fold, and play!

super cute and fun science cootie catchers for kids

The constellations included in this constellations activity include:

  • Ursa Major
  • Ursa Minor
  • Hercules
  • Cygnus
  • Cassiopeia
  • Perseus
  • Draco
  • Orion
  • Hercules
  • Aquila
  • Cepheus
  • Pegasus
  • Auriga
  • Andromeda
  • Aries
  • Coma
  • Bootes
  • Gemini
  • Pisces
  • Sagittarius
  • Scorpio
  • Taurus
  • Leo
  • Libra
  • Capricorn
  • Cancer

fun to make cootie catcher printabler

Constellations Activity

Now students can slip their fingers in to the science cootie catcher and open and close it in different directions to see various constellations. If they are working on learning constellation names they can lift the flap to practice the constellation names.

 

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Fun Activities for Kids

If your looking for more fun kids activities that are not necessarily solar system related, try these!

Printable Cootie Catchers to help kids of all age learn constellations and their names! Add this fun constellation activity to your astronomy or solar system unit for pre k, kindergarten, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, and grade 4 students.

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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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