Solar System for Kids

Explore space for Kids with these engaging solar system science experiments, fun planet activities,  and free printable worsheets. These astronomy experiments are perfect for learning about the galaxy, stars, planets, sun, planet orbit, gravity, rockets, and more. We have lots of space activities for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th graders.

Explore space for Kids with these engaging solar system science experiments, fun planet activities,  and free printable worsheets. These astronomy experiments are perfect for learning about the galaxy, stars, planets, sun, planet orbit, gravity, rockets, and more. We have lots of space activities for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th graders.

Space for Kids

Our family loves using Apologia science with Explore Creation with Astronomy, but these space science experiment ideas will work with whatever solar system or planet science curriculum you are using. Simply click on the TEXT LINK below to see all our fun, hands-on experiments, free worksheets, moon phase mini books, constellation activities, and more to round out your lesson. These planet science for kid ideas are perfect for preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, grade 6, grade 7, grade 8, grade 9, grade 10, grade 11, and grade 12 students.

solar-system-unit-about-the-sun-for-kids Moon Unit for Kids inner planets solar ssytem lesson plan for elementary age students Is your child fascinated by outer space? They are going to love learning about the Solar System for kids with this fun hands-on science lesson. Today we are exploring the outer planets for kids which include the 4 outer planets of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. We've included solar system worksheets for kids plus lots of fun, engaging, hands-on planet activities for kid to learn about these fascinating planets! This jupiter for kids and saturn for kids and uranus for kids, and neptune for kids lesson is fun for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th graders too.

Astronomy for Kids

Use these fun lessons to learn about our galaxy and solar system planets for kids:

  • The Sun Activities for Kindergarten¬†– learn about the sun and how the planets orbit around it including a fun planets game for kids!
  • Moon Activities for Kids & Astronauts Too¬†– make oreo moon phases, DIY telescope, learn about the astronauts who landed on the moon, and more!
  • Inner Planets for Kids (Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars) –¬†Use our free planet worksheets and fun hands-on activities like Mercury craters, Venus’ melting rocks, layers of the earth, and Erupting Mars Volcano
  • Outer Planets for Kids (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune)¬†– combination of hands-on solar system projects and solar system printables; gaseous Jupiter, Saturn Rocket, plus cloudy Uranus and Neptune.
  • Pluto, Asteroid Belt, Comets, and Stars for Kids make a FUN constellation projector, cold Pluto ice cream project, and grape constellation project

clever paint stick solar system project  Make learning about the solar system for kids FUN my making your own solar system project! This fun, inespensive solar system for kids is made of YARN! Children of all ages from preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th graders will enjoy making. This 3d solar system project is easy to make and an inexpensive way to make a solar system model that will leave an impression on kids! Use this as you study planets for kids, a solar system unit, a school project, or science fair projects kids will love! Don't forget to grab the free solar system printables to help students working on the solar system for kids project.   Hands-on activity to learn about constellations using pipe cleaners, beads, and constellation flashcards for an engaging STEM activity! Use to teach preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade and more about stars, solar system, astronomy or as a fun, educational science activity Are you looking for an easy solar system projects to try? This Fizzy solar system planets project is quick, easy, with a fun twist. In this space science experiments children will will create each of the planets in a model of solar system for school project. This is great for planet learning for kids as they learn planet names, shapes, sizes,a nd position from the sun. Then kids will create a chemical reaction with a fun planet activity for kids that will make their planets fizz, foam and melt. This solar system project for kids is perfect for kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th graders too.

Solar System Activities for Kids

Looking for more fun, hands on science activities to teach kids about astronomy or to round out your solar system for kids unit. You will love these hands on solar system activities and lessons:

  • Yarn Solar System Project – fun, unique, and easy solar system model that is cheap and so pretty!
  • Paint Stick Solar System Project – easy-to-make solar system model for kids that doubles as an activity for learning the names and order of the planets
  • Pipe Cleaner Constellations – fun hands on pipe cleaner constellations activity for kids
  • Looking for more fun, engaging, creative, and memorable moon projects for kids? You will love this 50 Moon Activities for Kids & Crafts collection with the best ideas from the whole internet!
  • Fizzy Planets Space Science Experiment

Kids are going to love learning about the Layers of the Earth for Kids with this fun lesson on what is the earth made of.  This lesson for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders will use some fun Earth Science Experiments to study the layers that make up our planet Earth.  Take a peak at our easy playdough earth layers, books, earth layers worksheet, and a fun core sampling activity for kids. Whether you are diving into an astronomy unit in your homeschool / classroom or your child just has a natural curiosity about space, here are 24 EPIC Solar System Projects for kids. These solar system project ideas are perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. Whether you want to make a solar system project out of fruit, playdough, bottle caps, yarn, clothespins, snow globe, or more - we've got the most creative solar system activities to make learning abou tthe plants in our solar system FUN for kids. So pick you favorite solar system craft and make the solar system for kids come alive! This vinegar and baking soda rocket is an out-of-this-world fun AND educational summer activity for kids! Preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students will enjoy making the baking soda rocket. This how to make a bottle rocket project is one of those really cool science projects your kids will remember forever!

Space Activities for Kids

Kids will have fun learning about our solar system with these free printable Solar System Worksheets for kids.  You’ll find solar system vocabulary, planets, sun, stars, moon phases, and so much more! These free worksheets are great for Kindergarteners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, and grade 6 students. Learn about the solar system for kids with these super cute, free printable solar system coloring pages. Simply print pdf file and print the solar system colouring pages to help teach toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students about the planets in our solar system! There are over 15 different pages in this solar system coloring page pack to learn about Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, the Moon, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Asteroid Belt, Pluto, and the Milky Way Galaxy. astronaut coloring pages FREE Moon Phases Mini Book

Free Solar System Printables

Plus, don’t forget to add these free solar system worksheets and printables to your lesson plan:

These free, no-prep Constellation Worksheets are a great way for children to learn about 28 different constellations that can be found in the night sky in either the Northern or the Southern Hemisphere. Included in this pack of Constellation activity sheets are several fun ways for kids to explore the solar system for kids and the patterns stars make in the sky. Simply download pdf file with Constellation Printables and you are ready to play and learn about constellations for kids with a fun constellations activity with first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. Constellations Wheel 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 fun learning about the formations the stars make in the night sky with these super cute, free printable, Constellation Flashcards.  Plus, don't miss all the fun star activity ideas for using your cards. Perfect for solar system unit for kids in pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade studying astronomy

Constellations for Kids

Solar System - Fun, free hands on science unit for K-6th grade elementary age kids! So many fun activities, free solar system worksheets, and more!

Solar System Kindergarten

Whether you use all the lessons in our Solar System Unit or just pick and choose solar system projects, you will love all our fun, hands-on solar system activities for kids of all ages!

100 Amazing Food Experiments for Kids - so many clever edible science projects for kids of all ages to explore chemistry, biology, physics, and earth science! #scienceexperiment #scienceproject #kidsactivities capillary-action-science-experiment-for-kids DIY Lava Lamp - super easy way to make your own lava lamp with simple things you have around your house. This homemade lava lamp is such a fun science project for kids of all ages to sneak in some summer learning. This science experiment is for toddlers, preschoolers, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and kids of all ages at home, homeschool, summer camps, classroom, etc.

Science for Kids

Looking for lots more fun, science experiments for kids? You’ve GOT to try some of these outrageously fun science experiments for kids! We have so many fun, creative and easy science experiments for elementary age children:

This amazing color changing slime is going to blow your mind! This heat sensitive slime will actually change color as your kids touch it because it is heat sensitive! This is a super cool project for kids you MUST TRY! Must try summer activity for kids to add to their summer bucket list  Help kids learn about what is under their skin with this fun, interactive, and hands on human body project for kids from toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. This can be a simple life size human body project or use our free printable templates to add bones of the body, organ templates, and more. This engaging science project is EASY and LOW PREP too.  dying flowers science experiment

 

Explore biology for Kids with this engaging biology science experiments and worsheets. These human body experiments are perfect for learning about muscles, bones, heart, brain, lungs, plants, and more. We have lots of plant activities for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th graders. Explore Physical Science for Kids with this engaging physical science activities and worsheets. These physical science experiments are perfect for learning about states of matter,  electricity, magnets, atoms, periodic table, crystals, mechanical energy, kenetic and potential energy, simple machines, layers of the Earth, rocks, water cycle, and more. We have lots of activities for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th graders. If you are teaching your child about earth science for kids, you will want to take a peak at these earth science experiments and activities! Whether you are learning about where the earth is in the galaxy, the water cycle, crystals, types of rocks, rock life cycle, volcanoes, layers of the earth, weather, air pressure, or pollution - we've got science worksheets and projects to help kids learn. Use these ideas to round-out your science lessons with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th grader. Explore space for Kids with these engaging solar system science experiments, fun planet activities,  and free printable worsheets. These astronomy experiments are perfect for learning about the galaxy, stars, planets, sun, planet orbit, gravity, rockets, and more. We have lots of space activities for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th graders. Learn chemistry for kids with these fun chemistry science experiments and worksheets. These easy chemistry experiment ideas are perfect for learning about states of matter, chemical reactions, and more. We have lots of chemistry activities for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th graders. Whether you try these chemistry experiments at home, in your homeschool coop, or as part of your classroom activities - these are sure to be a hit! Learn physics science for kids with these fun science experiments and free printable science worksheets. These easy science experiment ideas are perfect for learning about a variety of concepts including famous scientists, the scientific method, simple science experiments, and projects. We have lots of science activities for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th graders. Whether you try these cool science experiments at home, in your homeschool coop, or as part of your classroom activities - these are sure to be a hit!

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Our family loves using Apologia science with Explore Creation with Astronomy, but these space science experiment ideas will work with whatever solar system or planet science curriculum you are using. Simply click on the TEXT LINK below to see all our fun, hands-on experiments, free worksheets, moon phase mini books, constellation activities, and more to round out your lesson. These planet science for kid ideas are perfect for preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, grade 6, grade 7, grade 8, grade 9, grade 10, grade 11, and grade 12 students.