Ideas, Resources, and Activities About Space, Planets, and Stars

This week we have some fun ideas, resources, and printables about space, planets, and stars to share with you! On these long winter nights, there’s plenty of time for star gazing, looking for constellations, trying to spot falling stars, and other fun things you can do with your kiddos. Not only are these ideas fun, but they’re also educational! Below you’ll find arts & crafts, science, language arts, math, and even just-for-fun ideas, resources, and printables that are all related to space, planets, and stars. If you have ideas to share on this topic, please be sure to leave us a link in the comments! We would love to have your ideas to add to our list.

Ideas, Resources, and Printables About Space, Planets, and Stars |Hip Homeschool Moms

Arts & Crafts:

Outer Space Week (A Simple Summer Theme)

Night Time Sky with Playful Preschool

Starry Night Sky Art Project for Kids

Space Craft for Kids\Coffee Filter Planets

Moon Craft Mobile for Kids

Paint Stick Solar System Project

Space Art

Outer Space Scratch Art

Glow in the Dark Space Painting

Space Colouring Pages from Little Galaxy

Constellation Hunt

DIY Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Canvas

Build Your Own Solar System with a Melted Pony Bead Suncatcher

Activities & Science Related Activities:

Using the Calendar to Study Astronomy

The Wonder of the Solar System for Young Kids!

Galaxy Play Dough

Space Felt Busy Box

Solar System I Spy Game

Space Themed Matching Cards

Free Printable Solar System Matching Game

Layers of the Earth Felt Puzzle

Free Solar System Printable (Sensory Bin Activity)

Astronomy for Kids: Moon Journal (Free Printable)

Astronomy for Kids: Make Constellations Using DIY Magnetic LED Lights

May the 4th Be With You: Star Wars Astronomy

Printable Star Gazing Scavenger Hunt

The Perseids: The Best Meteor Shower to View with Kids

Free Printable Night Sky Journal

Fun Science for a Space Theme/Fizzing Planets

Glowing Galaxy Water Bin/A Fun Space Activity

Preschool Sensory Activity for a Space Theme

Solar System Worksheets

Moon Phases Mini Book (freebie!)

Solar System Unit – Inner Planets

Identifying Planets: Teaching Your Kids Solar System Facts

Space Crazy! Free Printable Space Characters

Story Book Summer – There’s No Place Like Space

Glow in the Dark Stars Space Slime

Moon Sand Space Sensory Play Recipe

Unit Studies:

Into Space Mini Unit

Language Arts Related:

Solar System Sight Word Puzzles

A is for Astronaut Handwriting Letter Mazes

My Space Book (Make Your Own Book Activity)

Star Books

Books About the Moon

FREE Planet Mini Book

Rocket Landings Word Families Game

Math Related:

Counting Falling Stars Preschool Math Activity

Free Printable Solar system Subtraction Activity

Space Math- Moon and Star Muffin Tin Number Game


Gift Ideas for Young Astronomers and Space Explorers

Space Rock Cakes

Learning About the Moon/Making Moon Bread

Build a Space Fort

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