Preschool Space Theme
Lots of Montessori-inspired printables and hands-on activities for a solar system unit. It's also World Space Week, and you'll find the World Space Week 2012 linky here!
Montessori-Inspired Solar System Unit
Students got to paint their moon with a mixture of white paint and flour. To complete the moon, they added "craters" using the lid of a water bottle! So much fun and SO cute!
Mrs. Russell's Class: Goodnight Moon and other Moon ideas
Follow the highlighted link for "Things that go in Space" - sends to a good homeschool site with space and rocket themed books and lesson plans.
Astronomy Unit Resources
Exploring outer space with rocket shaped hopscotch. A fun way to learn about planets from And Next Comes L
Rocket Hopscotch for Learning About Planets
Starry Night created with grated and melted crayons
Starry Night Art Project for Kids - Melting Crayon Art
Exploring Space with Dr. Seuss from Teach Preschool
Exploring space with Dr. Seuss
Art Adventures in Outer Space with 3 and 4 year olds
Out of this world! Outer Space Theme
Jump In! To Learning Week 1 - Space Theme
Jump In! To Summer Learning–Space Theme
DIY Ground Control for Dramatic Play Space Center in preschool or kindergarten via www.pre-kpages.com