The Sun is a Giant Fireball: The Sun is a massive ball of hot, fiery gas. It gives us light and makes everything on Earth warm and cozy.
Planets Spin Around Like Tops: Planets, like Earth, spin around like giant tops. That’s why we have day and night – when it’s daytime for you, it’s nighttime for someone on the other side of the planet!
Easy Printable Outer Space Activities
Don’t miss these fun printable astronaut and moon ideas to do at home or in your classroom!
From an astronaut in space to Voyager, yellow dwarf, and zenith, this ABC board book opens up the entire universe to children!
Created in tandem with the American Museum of Natural History, it takes kids on a photographic journey through comets, flares, and planets like Jupiter, and introduces them to black holes, supernovas, telescopes, and more. Perfect for the youngest astronomers.
Designed for toddlers ages 3-5, My Best Pop-Up Space Book is a child’s first guide to the universe.
Starting with a blast-off sound button featured on the cover — and embedded on each spread throughout the book — youngsters will dive into the pages to find large pop-up surprises on every page.
All key subjects are covered including Earth, the sun, the moon and stars, space travel, and astronauts, all with fun novelty elements including glittery stars and a full-page gatefold of the solar system.
A unique board book with bright, fluorescent rocket and space images! It’s time to blast off into outer space!
This book includes fluorescent images of a rocket blasting off into space, snacks for the long journey, shooting stars, colorful planets, new worlds, aliens, and much more!
The scenes are accompanied by simple, descriptive phrases on each page.
With bright, fluorescent colors, this book is sure to catch children’s and parents’ eyes!
Space Study Unit
In addition to offering recommendations of space books for toddlers,I’ve teamed up with some fellow bloggers to offer you homeschool and classroom resources to teach kids seven and under about Space. The following resources may contain affiliate links.