Outer Space

Galaxy mobiles, bedroom planetariums, and homemade jetpacks make up this week's ideas for outer space exploration. Your young cosmonaut will work on reading comprehension skills, story sequencing, and creative writing while he's having fun diving into the far reaches of our universe. To infinity, and beyond!

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Week 13: Outer Space

Your young cosmonaut will work on reading comprehension, story sequencing, and creative writing while he's diving into the far reaches of our universe.
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Make a Galaxy Mobile

Pair a planetarium visit with this fun art project that mimics the look of far-off galaxies.
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Rocket Launch Cut-Out

This printable cut-out will give your child the chance to craft his own rocket ship with just scissors, tape, and a toilet paper tube.
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Color Bookmarks from Space!

Prepare your kid to take off on a new reading adventure with these space-themed bookmarks that are truly out of this world.
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Order of the Planets

This solar system worksheet guides your child through the order of the planets. Use this solar system worksheet to learn about the planets in the Milky Way.
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Make a Bedroom Planetarium

Put an oatmeal box, a flashlight, and some construction paper together and you have the makings of an incredibly cool bedroom planetarium!
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Outer Space Word Search

This space-themed word search will bring your student's vocabulary and spelling skills to stellar perfection. Next stop, NASA!
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Rocket Ship Resist Painting

Show your child the solar system and let him explore the stars and space by creating a painting. It's a fun and easy way capture your child's imagination.
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Solar System Word Search

If your child is fascinated by outer space, he'll love this solar system word search! While reviewing planet names, he'll ponder the mysteries of the universe.
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Outer Space Art

Create an outer space painting with chalk, water and black paper in this art project that explores the solar system.
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Creative Writing Prompt: Outer Space

Practice writing by using your imagination to create a story about your experience in outer space!
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Make a Homemade Rocket Ship

Make a roaring rocket ship toy out of a paper towel roll and some tissue paper.
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Blast Off! Story Sequencing

This printable will help your budding astronaut practice her reasoning and sequencing skills.
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