Paint Stick Solar System Project - this is such a fun way for kids to learn about our solar system and the name of the planets (homeschool, science, prek, kindergarten,first grade, second grade, third grade)
This is an excellent way for students to remember the order of the planets. This worksheet also allows students to write in the names of each planet, so teachers would easily be able to see if the material is being learned. I also like how each planet has a visual. This would help any visual learners in the classroom. - KS
Pluto as a Planet ... My Very Excellent Mother Just Sent Us Nine Pizzas. As a child did you learn an acronym like this to help you remember the names of the planets in our solar system? You might want to think twice before passing on this trick to your kids. Pluto was officially demoted to a dwarf planet in 2006 which means our children will never remember a world with nine planets instead of eight.
This is a fun activity to use when teaching the about the solar system and the order of the planets. Students cut and paste the name of the planets into the correct blank boxes on the worksheet. If they finish early they can also color the worksheets and add comets, stars, moons, etc.!