Space & Astronomy Theme


Printables & Activities @ A to Z

In the Sky:  A unit about the sun, moon, and the stars
Cross-curricular hands-on classroom activities for a space unit; includes lots of photos!


Resources @ Other Sites

Space Unit
A set of more than 20 printables plus a “Tot Fun Pack” with printables for younger kids.  This page has lesson ideas too.

Astronaut Preschool Pack
20+ printable pages for practicing basic skills.

Space Theme @ PreKinders
Rhymes, songs, activities, and printables for a theme about space, stars, astronauts, and the planets.

Toilet Paper Solar System Model
A fun way to better understand how far each planet is from the sun.

Space Printables
Planet posters, word cards, astronaut role-play masks, countdown posters, playdough mats, and more.

Solar System Unit Printables @ abcteach
More than 20 free printables as well as member-only printables.

Activity Idea Place: Night and Day
Arts/Crafts, games, songs, and activities for a space theme. – Preschool, K

Space Centers and Activities
Lots of activity ideas for a space unit.  Includes photos.

I See the Moon & the Moon Sees Me – Take-Home Activity
Students take home a “Moon Bag” and be the official “Moon Watcher” each night.  The bag has activities and a log.  Printable included!

Space Themed Crafts
Printable crafts, coloring pages, and more.

Aliens in Space Art Lesson
Photos of a project made from a variety of mediums.

Resource Information Sites

Planets for Kids
Facts, photos, and information.  Web site was created by a nine-year old.

Nine Planets
A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System: one star, eight planets, and more.  This site has facts and photos for the sun and each of the planets.  There is also a kids’ version.

Space Day
Space Day is during the first week of May – This site has resources for teachers and kids.


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