Space: An Introduction
This learning block represents one week’s work. Aim to watch at least one video and choose at least one activity or project to complete.
There are a few videos to choose from about Space. The one at the top is a great place to start for an overview of space.
Feel free to watch one, or all of them!
Rent the Magic School Bus
The Magic School Bus Goes to Space provides a GREAT and FUN overview of space… but you’ll have to rent it on YouTube or Netflix. Ask your grown up to help you.
Maybe you can watch this one for family movie night!
Now choose an Activity
lego space challenge
Download this simple set of lego challenge cards, get out a box of lego and let your kids have at it!
These are all space themed lego challenges for your little builder!
Make a Galaxy Globe
This quick and simple craft will keep kids busy enjoying the galaxy globe long after the craft is over.
They also make fun gifts for grandparents or friends. Here is the simple tutorial for making the globes.
Galaxy Chalk Art Project
For this project you need black construction paper, coloured chalks and your fingers, that’s it! First, watch the above short video explaining about galaxies and their shapes.
Then, watch this video of how to do the chalk art galaxy and DO IT!
If you have older, or more artistic kids, they might enjoy this slightly more challenging galaxy drawing exercise with coloured pencils.
Books About Space
Click on a book to buy it from Amazon. Or, you can ask for them at your local library.