Tuesday, May 10, 2011

"Solar System Project"

This is a really fun Solar System kit. Love this warm sunny weather...perfect project to do outside!!
This was such a fun learning experience...he had fun mixing paint to make the colours he needed.  The box was loaded with facts and information...really great kit!!
Solar System Craft Kit

 Taking a break...

Little sister takes over...
 Some Solar Sysyem materials we use.  We also use Montessori 3 Part cards for the planets...you can find a Free set of cards here.
 This is a great puzzle filled with facts that you use a spaceship magnifier to fly around, and learn  about the planets.
Solar System Fun Facts
We LOVE this book and the "Cat in the Hat Knows Alot About That" series.  These books offer a huge amount of information presented in such a fun, and easy to read way.
If you would like here are the links to check out some of the books shown here!!
There's No Place Like Space: All About Our Solar System (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library)

The Magic School Bus Sees Stars: A Book About Stars

This is an updated version of the reader set you see above.
The Sun (Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: Space Science)

On the Moon

Teacher Created Resources Solar System Bulletin Board Display Set (4057)

Space Helmet!!
Aeromax Jr. Astronaut Helmet with sounds

Visit our other Trips to Space!!!
Part 1!!
Part 2!!

Enjoy your Trip to Space!!!!!

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  1. What a great project! I featured your post and photo in my Montessori-Inspired Solar System Unit at http://livingmontessorinow.com/2012/10/04/montessori-inspired-solar-system-unit/

    1. This was a really fun project!! Thanks so much for sharing it:))

  2. I am so glad to see this post! I was considering buying this kit, and it's good to know that someone did it and enjoyed it! Thanks :)

  3. fantastic post!! Very creative and their is so much information!!


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