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Moon STEM Activities to Learn About the Moon

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The moon is a fascinating subject for kids. Most kids love thinking about what the moon is like and why it changes shape throughout the month. Capture the natural curiosity of kids with these moon STEM activities!

This complete moon thematic unit focuses on activities for science, STEM, literacy, math, books about the moon, and moon crafts for kids. Kids will love completing the activities in this moon theme as well as the other STEM thematic units we have.

Learn all about the in these exciting moon activities perfect for a moon unit study! Kids will love learning about the moon with these ideas.

The activities in this moon STEM theme are designed for kids in elementary school, but many of the activities can also be modified for use in preschool or even at the toddler level. And some of the more advanced moon STEM projects can be adapted for middle school.

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Kids will love learning about the moon with these hands-on projects and crafts!

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Moon STEM Activities for Kids

Try these ideas to create a complete moon theme in your classroom, homeschool, daycare, or at home for fun!

Learn all about the moon with these moon STEM activities. ! Kids will love learning about the moon with these moon experiments.

Moon STEM Engineering Projects

These moon STEM challenges focus on the engineering and technology side of moon science.

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Build a lunar buggy

Moon lander STEM challenge

Make a solar eclipse

Moon Experiments for Kids

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Kids will love these moon science experiments.

How Moon Craters are Formed

Clay Moon Craters

How the Moon Gives Light

Moon rock experiment

Fizzing moon rocks

Moon Phases STEM Activities

These moon STEM activities are all about moon phases.

Learn all about the in these exciting moon activities perfect for a moon unit study! Kids will love learning about the moon with these ideas.

Phases of the Moon Viewer

Phases of the Moon Journal

Glow in the Dark Moon Phases Mobile

Moon Math Projects

These moon math projects bring the math part of STEM to life for kids!

Learn all about the in these exciting moon activities perfect for a moon unit study! Kids will love learning about the moon with these ideas.

Moon Crater Math

Moon Math Game

Astronaut 10-Frames

Moon Crater Counting

Moon Crafts for Kids

Kids will love making these science moon crafts!

Learn all about the in these exciting moon activities perfect for a moon unit study! Kids will love learning about the moon with these ideas.

Puffy Paint Moon

DIY Moon Sand

3D Styrofoam Moon

Sparkling Moon Dough

Glow in the Dark Moon Phases Mobile

Aluminum Foil Moon

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Books About the Moon

These are some of our favorite books for learning about the moon.

I Am the Moon: A Book About the Moon for KidsI Am the Moon: A Book About the Moon for KidsI Am the Moon: A Book About the Moon for KidsMoon: A Peek-Through Picture BookMoon: A Peek-Through Picture BookMoon: A Peek-Through Picture BookThe Moon Seems to Change (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)The Moon Seems to Change (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)The Moon Seems to Change (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)The Sun and the Moon (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1)The Sun and the Moon (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1)The Sun and the Moon (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1)Jump Into Science: MoonJump Into Science: MoonJump Into Science: MoonThe Mason Jar Scientist: 30 Jarring STEAM-Based ProjectsThe Mason Jar Scientist: 30 Jarring STEAM-Based ProjectsThe Mason Jar Scientist: 30 Jarring STEAM-Based Projects

 

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