Monday, February 10, 2014

S is for Space – Unit for ages 2-6

space collae

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Sensory Bin – contains blue rocks, blue and clear flat marbles, Space Toob (including the lid), jacks, glow in the dark stars, planet cut outs.

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Moon paintings – cloths pin with cotton balls to make craters on a black circle

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Astronaut food – freeze dried fruit

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Shape Sorting – star buttons

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Space Puzzle

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Solar System Puzzle

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Galaxy Playdough – blue playdough with silver glitter and space playdough cards

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Star Punch

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Pin poke constellations

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Space spelling words

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Counting cards and star buttons

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Chopstick transfer – glittery pompoms and a star shaped ice tray

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Counting moon rocks

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Counting Clip Cards

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Star counting pages with star stickers

Other Space Activities we have done, including links to printables pictured above:

Space Math – Kindergarten/First Grade (Ordinal Numbers, Addition, Geoboards)

More Preschool Space (Transfer stars with spoon, transfer pom poms with tweezers, golf tees and marbles)

More Space – (3 part cards, exploring magnets, sweeping, writing practice, lego build, rhyming words and sentence building)

Space Books

DIY Rockets

Tot School

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  1. Looks like you all had some fun times learning! Good job. :)

    Slipping over from blogging through the alphabet.

    Annette @ A net In time

  2. This looks like so much fun! We are anxiously awaiting our Astronomy Science to get here!!! Space is definitely a fun place to learn about ;) Swinging by from the ABC linkup!

  3. this is so great! I love how intricate and detailed your lessons and ideas are. we've been contemplating home schooling out now 18 month old in the future, blogs like this give me confidence that we can! Thanks for the great info and ideas!

  4. What a wonderful selection of space related activities for young children. These would be great for when we are doing S:Sun and M:Moon with My Father's World. I commented on your Virtual Field Trip post last night and just noticed this post. I can't wait until we are doing those units again.
    I would love if you could stop by and share on my Toddler Ideas Tuesday linky.

    Have a great evening

  5. So glad you were able to stop by and share with Toddler Idea Tuesdays! I pinned this to my Ideas for MFW:S board and my Toddler ideas board.
    Thanks for stopping by, hope to see you back again for a visit. My linky goes live every Tuesday

  6. Great post! Thanks for sharing at STEM Saturday!


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