Ultimate Outer Space Activities for Kids
I am by all means not a space expert but so many of you have requests space activities and printables so I did some research and put together this Ultimate Outer Space Activities for Kids. The printable collection has things for all ages, from pre-school to career planning with of course the following–coloring, word search, recipe and craft ideas.
Crafty Space Activities for Kids
Two Ingredient Moon Sand and Excavating Asteroids
This recipe for moon sand is a winner because it is super simple and creates hours of play fun. It is a fabulous activity to do with your own kids, with a classroom full of kids or at a party. The sensory bin full of sand works great with MindWare’s Dig it Up Discovieries. Grab the recipe and all of the details.
Craft Stick Rockets with Free Game Printables
Hit your local dollar store and make lots of craft stick rockets to decorate a door or create play fun. This post has free printables too!
Outer Space Shape and Color Aliens with Google Eyes
This kid craft is fantastic because it offers all of the elements for teaching about colors, sorting, numbers, counting and shapes. The free patterns are in the blog post too.
Paper Plate UFO
Paper plate UFO aliens are crafty fun for littles. They are fun to make and then to play with once completed.
- 2 Paper Plates
- Paint or Markers
- Clear Cup
- Card Stock for Alien
- Google Eyes
- Pipe Cleaner
- Paint or color paper plates then glue them together around the edge.
- Cut an alien out of card stock and embellish with google eyes, marker and pipe cleaners.
- Fold alien bottom to create a place to glue to top paper plate.
- Glue around rim of cup and place over alien.
- 5 oz CLEAR School Glue
- 1 TBSP Baking Soda
- 2 TSP Saline Solution (Make sure it has boric acid in it!)
- Food Coloring If Desired
- Super Fine Glitter (and Sequins if Desired)
- Mix the glue and baking soda completely.
- Add food coloring and knead it in.
- Add glitter and sequins. Fine glitter alone will create a smoother slime.
Printable Outer Space Activity Pack
This free downloadable Outer Space Activity Pack is full of fun things for kids of all ages. Go ahead, print it out and get started.
There are TONS of FREE printables in the Printable Library!
If you love science, you might love some of these ideas too. Go grab nine science activities HERE.
YAY for Outer Space, Crafting and Learning!