Let's blast off to Outer Space this week and explore Astronauts, Planets, and Stars!
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Pre-K Printable Fun Activities
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Outer Space Activity Pack
This 56-Printable activity pack includes the following activities:
Space Shuttle Shape Clip Cards
Blast off color matching activity
Outer Space Cutting Practice
Starry night uppercase & lowercase file folder game
Outer Space Count and Clip Cards
Outer Space Puzzles
Counting Stars Mats 1-10 with Frames & Counters
Night Sky Counting Mats 1-10
Blast off counting mats 1-20
Outer Space Gross Motor Activity Cards
Outer Space sorting mat
Astronaut and spaceship shapes file folder game
I Spy Outer Space
Outer Space Positional Mat
Label the parts of the space shuttle
Outer Space 3-part cards
Outer Space Word Wall Cards
Cover, Directions, TOS, and Graphics Credit
Set up your learning spaces for this theme!
Arts & Crafts
Add a variety of Outer Space open ended arts & crafts items to your Art Space this week. Space themed stickers, stencils, stamps, and cookie cutters. Add small Space themed figures to be used with your Play Dough Invitation this week.
Add a variety of Astronaut Dress Up Items to your Dramatic Play Space this week. Some items include rubber boots, rubber gloves, and Astronaut Costumes.
Create a pretend rocket in your space with chairs, or out of cardboard. You can also create a command station with old Keyboards, Telephones, or recycled electronics with buttons and switches.
Terrea D. of Adventurous Learning Unlimited Daycare created this fabulous dramatic play space for her Outer Space them.
Sherry R. of Sherry's Kids created these adorable Astronaut helmets out of Fried Chicken buckets! What a fun idea for pretend play!
Erica P. of Erica's Educare Learning Center created this adorable Jet Pack
from Soda Bottles. You can see a tutorial from Doodle Craft on how to make a similar one.
Erica P. also created this adorable spaceship control center.
Get your own Free printable Space Station Control Panel printable from Veggie Smugglers
This adorable Outer Space Dramatic Play area was shared by community member Victoria S.
Community member Ashtynn A. created this fun command center! I loved how she incorporated recycled electronics!
Construction Space Ideas
Add a variety of open ended recycled parts to your building Area this week (both inside and out). Consider adding Cardboard Tubes, Astronaut Figures, Rocket Ships, Black and Dark Blue Felt, Stars and Planets.
This fabulous building space was uploaded to pinterest by Chadwell Preschool
Free Outer Space Pattern Block Printables from The STEM Laboratory
Items to enhance your space
Outer Space Sensory Bin created by Erica P. of Erica's Educare Learning Center
Astronaut pretend play fine motor activity from Best Toys 4 Toddlers
Galaxy Oobleck from twodaloo
Sun inspired Number match activity from Modern Preschool
Galaxy Dough recipe from Growing a Jeweled Rose
Marbled Planets from I Heart Crafty Things
Squishy Paint Suns from Fun in PreK 1
Telescope to see the Stars from Things to Share and Remember
Moon Dust Paint Recipe from Learn Play Imagine
Paper Plate Astronaut Helmet from Toddler Approved
Space Water Bead Sensory Bin from 3 Dinosaurs
Spell a Star Sensory Bin from My Mundane and Miraculous Life
Smashing ABC Rocks from Stir the Wonder
Counting Down Stars Game from JDaniel4's mom
Push Light Planets from Play At Home Mom LLC
Moon Sand Sensory Bin from Totally Tots
Moon Dust Writing Tray from Stir the Wonder
Star Gazing Box from The Wonder Years
Space Printables from Welcome to Mommyhood
Space Word Cards from Pre Kinders
I Spy Solar System Printable from the Research Parent
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