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Planets Cutouts
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printable constellation map
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Printable Summer Constellation Map

This printable summer constellation map with lovely illustration shows stars and their constellations in the summer sky in the Northern Hemisphere.

Rotation and Revolution
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A Simple Formative Assessment for Planets Unit

Oh, for those simple ideas! Here is a simple idea for an informative assessment: Rotate/Revolve Model Make this simple model t...

Solar System model made with buttons...
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Solar System with Button Planets

My son thinks anything space-related is cool. I have to agree. We BOTH learned a lot and had a blast with this science craft. While shopping at our local craft store, I found this plastic canvas PVC circle in the needlework section. I knew right away what to do with it. Make a solar system model! Supplies: 9.5 inch plastic canvas needlework circle (cost = less than $2) Spray paint (blue or black) White paint pen 9 buttons Embroidery thread the same color as your spray paint Sticker paper (or…

Preschool Crafts for Kids*: Phases of the Moon Craft
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Phases of the Moon Craft

This is a very simple idea to teach the phases of the moon and their names. Materials: sheet of black construction paper cut in half len...

1+1+1=1...Solar System Preschool Pack

1+1+1=1...Solar System Preschool Pack

An early learning pack focused on the Solar System for preschool age and beyond.

space unit - paper bag helmet
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space unit - paper bag helmet

Planets colouring page

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Space - Dramatic Play
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Kindergarten Space Unit
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Cheerios Underfoot

This week was the final week in our space unit study. I had intended to tie up lots of loose ends that we started last week during planet week, and while we did do a few space related things, like this mobile I found at Olie Bollen, we sort of followed a few rabbit trails this week and got distracted. Initially, I felt sort of guilty for deviating from the plans, but I have to remind myself that flexibility is a big part of why we decided to homeschool. We spent a lot of time reading this…

The Very Busy Kindergarten: Kindergarten International Space Center
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Kindergarten International Space Center

This idea is not an original idea by any means I am sure that many of you have a rocket dramatic play area during your space unit. Eac...

Nasa Kids Club
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NASA Kids' Club brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and learn about our quest to reveal the unknown and benefit all humankind.

Pink and Green Mama: Homemade Outer Space Felt Board and Felt Build A Rocket Game
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* Homemade Outer Space Felt Board and Felt Build A Rocket Game

I made this outer space felt board set for the girls to play with this week for our final Smart Summer Challenge week, Outer Space Fun! The background is one of our homemade felt boards, blue felt glued to a big poster board-size piece of foam core. To make the planets, and other goodies I just drew with permanent markers (Sharpies) on stiff felt from the craft store. Then, I carefully cut them out and handed them to "C" who promptly decided where everything should go and requested a rocket…

rocket ship

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Little Family Fun: Preschool Space Book

Preschool Space Book

To start off our Space-Theme for the week, LB and I made a space book to learn about some of the things that are in space. Supplies: 2 pieces - black construction paper other colors of construction paper stapler scissors glue white crayon Here's what you do: Fold the 2 pieces of black construction paper in half and staple them together to make the book. Using the other colors of construction paper, cut out different shapes of the things you want in the book. We included: Sun, Earth, Moon…