SPACE CAMP IDEAS

Every July, we do “space camp” at home. In past years, we’ve learned about eclipses, the Apollo moon missions, and Mars. Here are some of our favorite resources!

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    This video is an excellent introduction to the solar system for older toddlers, preschoolers, and primary grade students.

    My STEM-loving kid enjoyed all the activities in this book, especially the obstacle course in the backyard.

    Every astronaut needs the right gear! We also found a NASA shirt at Target and space jammies at Walmart.

     

     

    Space magnets!

    Space puzzle!

    Space LEGOS!

    SPACE RESOURCES FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES

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    SPACE FAMILY ACTIVITY GUIDE

    And join us in The Play School Club this month for 40 hands-on space lessons for kids ages 2-6 (plus our Desert Activity Guide and two online sign language classes for the whole family)! Use code FIRSTMONTH to get your first month at half-price — just $3.75 (down from $7.50). Click here: https://melissadroegemueller.vipmembervault.com/products/courses/view/60

    Here’s a peek at the lesson objectives:

    • Colors: green, blue, white
    • Letter: Ss
    • Science: day and night
    • Math: counting down from 10
    • Literacy: fact and fiction
    • Vocabulary: space, solar system, sun, star, planet,
      moon, Earth, astronaut, rocket, gravity