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Not only will your child have fun completing these space activities for kids, but they will also be learning about space as well. There is so much to learn about our universe and everything in it.
Outer space is a subject that captures the interest of kids and adults alike. There is so much to learn and imagine. This outer space printable worksheet set is perfect for children in preschool, Kindergarten, and first grade.
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10 quick facts about space for kids
- Space is completely silent.
- One day on Venus is longer than one year on Earth.
- There is a volcano on Mars three times the size of Mount Everest.
- There is an uncountable number of stars in the known universe
- Nobody knows how many stars are in space
- The universe is 13.8 billion years old
- Space is just above that, at an average temperature of 2.7 Kelvin, which is about negative 455 degrees Fahrenheit.
- The moon is 238,855 miles away from Earth
- The sun is really a star and it is 92.96 million miles away from Earth.
- Astronaut footprints and rover tracks are still on the moon because there isn’t any wind on the moon to cover them up.
With these worksheets and a book or two, your little want-to-be astronaut will soon sound like an expert!
They will know all about stars, planets, the galaxy, and more and will be excited to share their new knowledge with everyone they know, or even a random person in the grocery store checkout line.
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What will the astronaut see?
Have your child circle the items they think an astronaut would see on their trip to outer space.
My space words
Match the name of an object found in space with its picture.
Cut out the pictures and glue them in order to complete the pattern of pictures on the worksheet.
I am an astronaut
Your child can draw their face or glue a photo of their face on the astronaut, then color the picture.
Counting to blast off
Cut out the numbers and glue them in the correct order on the worksheet.
The new planet I discovered
On this sheet, your child’s imagination will fly when they help them describe a new planet they’ve discovered and what you might find on that planet.
Help the astronaut find his way back to his rocket.
While your child is working on this space activity, it’s the perfect time to teach them more about space. There is so much to learn and even more ways to teach them about this fascinating topic.
Is your child is a lover of facts? As a start, you could get their mind working with these ten interesting facts about space.