Who doesn’t love an opportunity to get you the glow in the dark paints? Use our space crafts in your classroom or homeschool as you teach children about the different heavenly bodies, and remind them how beautiful God’s creations are! Children can make a shiny sun, ringed planet, constellations, spiral galaxy and a Jupiter mosaic.
Suggested Resources for a Unit Study:
Jupiter Mosaic Craft
This beautiful planet is made from different colored beans! This is a great way to get children really looking at different patterns and colors.
Children love to look for pictures in the stars! Show them how to make their own with this fun constellations on paper. Use a white crayon on white paper to make your stars. Then using watercolor paint over your crayon to reveal your constellation.
Ringed Planet Craft
Glow in the Dark paint makes this fun ringed planet a fantastic decoration for your children's bedroom! Cut a styrafoam ball in half, then paint with glow in the dar paint. Glue an old cd in the middle and paint with glow paint.
Sugar Moon Drops
This is a great activity when learning about the moon! Children make these fun and sweet pictures of our moon. Use a piece of black construction paper. Draw the moon in the middle. Use glue drops to make stars and comets then cover with glitter or sugar. Food coloring on top will add bright colors.
Spiral Galaxy Craft
Make this spiral galazy with some glow in the dark paint and a paper plate. Paing the plate entirely then cut a spiral shape working your way from the outside of the plate to the center. Hang up for a glowing spinning galaxy.
Shiny Ball of Fire
Every classroom needs a sun! Make this fun Shiny Ball of Fire to remind children what the sun is really like! Use Different colors of yellow tissue paper found at the Dollar Tree and follow this tutorial from Happy Together.
God Made the Planets Preschool Lesson
We have an entire preschool lesson you can use to teach a thematic unit in your classroom. You'll find stories, games, crafts, coloring pages, worksheets and more on our sister site PreschoolPost.com
Solar System Clipart
Free space clipart of our planetary solar system This is a free black and white set you can use to make teaching resources for your students. Available on our sisiter site HomeshoolClipart.com
Space Shuttle Lapbook
We have a free Space lapbook available on our sister site LapbookLessons.com. This set includes a shuttle labeling worksheet, race to the moon sequencing cards, famous american astronauts minibook, Bible verse, copywork, story starter notebooking page, space clipart, space probe accordion booklet, robotic arm pop out, a 10 page space travel journal and more.