Space: A Week-Long Solar System Unit with Activities and Printables for Kindergarten and First GradeYour students will have a blast learning about the solar system with this thematic unit!  Daily lesson plans include literature suggestions, activities, art, writing, phonics, and math.

Solar System Unit for Kindergarten and First Grade

FREE Printable Solar System ID Flashcards - LOVE these watercolor galaxy planets & moon cards for kids! Cool for trading cards, homeschool lessons, reports and more! Perfect for teacher classrooms.

FREE Printable Solar System ID Flashcards for Space Science Learning

My awesome Animal Tracks I. Explorer Cards & Moon Phases ID Flashcards were SO popular I created these free printable solar system flashcards too!

Here is a great science craft to teach kids about alternative energy: a solar oven! Harnessing the power of the sun is cool and teaches us about caring for our environment and using renewable resources. Best of all, kids can make a snack they love, nachos, using the solar oven they made using this DIY.  The directions are remarkably easy and you might already own all of the materials needed. It's a wonderful summer activity to do with your own kids, or in a community or classroom setting.

How to Make a Solar Oven

Here is a great science craft to teach kids about alternative energy: a solar oven DIY! Use a pizza box to make a solar oven and then cook nachos in it!

Party Games for a Space-Themed Kids Birthday Party - great ideas for boys and girls!

Space-Themed Birthday Party Games

This is a catchy song for young children learning about the 8 planets.  -You Tube

This is a catchy song for young children learning about the 8 planets. -You Tube (Because who doesn't love songs about the solar system)

DIY Solar Oven S'mores are the perfect fun learning and eating activity in the summer! The solar ovens are pretty easy to make with supplies you likely already have at home or can save like cardboard pizza boxes! Plus you can't beat the allure of chocolate, marshmallows and graham crackers.

Solar Oven S'mores

DIY Solar Oven S'mores are the perfect fun learning and eating activity in the summer! The solar ovens are pretty easy to make with supplies you likely already have at home or can save like cardboard pizza boxes! Plus you can't beat the allure of chocolat

Planetary mobile from PBK. So cute! It's a crib mobile, but will still be usable & educational at a later age. But no Pluto! ugh, when I was your age, Pluto was still a planet.

Pottery Barn Kids Solar System Nathan Planets Outer Space Mobile New In Box

E is for Explore!: Solar Energy Balloon Blow Up!

Explore the power of the sun by blowing up a balloon on a bottle. E is for Explore!: Solar Energy Balloon Blow Up!

Are you looking for a school project to help teach your students about planets and the solar system? This fun craft for kids is interactive and educational! Students research the planets and write the facts on each "fan!"

Planet Fact Fans

Writing that supports labels. Are you looking for a school project to help teach your students about planets and the solar system? This fun craft for kids is interactive and educational! Students research the planets and write the facts on each "fan!

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