Fun Outer Space Activites for your Little Astronaut

Outer Space brings many interesting events we can only see from a far...Shooting Stars, Eclipses, Meter Showers and more. Learning about the planets and all that is out ion the Milky Way is fun for the whole family. Here are a number of crafts you can do with your little astronauts to teach them about the solar system


Handprint Earth Craft

We live on the best planet in the solar system. This little project is perfect all ages to create your own version of planet Earth.

What you will need:

blue construction paper,
green paint and paint brush,

Click here to learn more

Toilet Paper Roll Rocket

An astronaut can't get very far with out a rocket to fly to the moon. This craft will get your kids creative juices flowing when they create and decorate their very own.

What you will need:

empty toilet or paper towel roll

some paint

paint brush

red or orange tissue paper

a piece of construction paper

some glue


aluminum foil .

Fun craft for preschoolers and school aged kids. Click here for instructions.

Outer Space Sensory Tub

A really great way to learn about space is through a sensory bin. It makes for a great themed play activity and really gets all their senses going.

What you will need:

Silver metallic card stock
Set of plastic planets
Various glass pebbles
White pebbles
Stones spray painted silver
Pom poms
Paper stars
Glow in the dark stars
Space themed stickers

Make Your Own Moon Sand

Moon Sand has become a popular item on Christmas wish lists. Here's a great recipe to make your own at a fraction of the cost of the name brand.

Here's what you need:

6 cups of play sand
3 cups of cornstarch
1 1/2 cups of cold water

Click here for the easy to follow instrcutions


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