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 in this exciting moon unit study! 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 unit studies and thematic units on Schooling a Monkey.
The activities in this moon unit study are designed for kids between kindergarten and second grade, but many of the activities can also be modified for use in preschool or even at the toddler level.
Kids will love learning about the moon with these hands-on projects and crafts!
Hands-On Activities for a Complete Moon Unit Study
Try these ideas to create a complete moon theme in your classroom, homeschool, daycare, or just for fun!
Moon Science Experiments and STEM Activities
Phases of the Moon Viewer from What Do We Do All Day
How Moon Craters are Formed from I Can Teach My Child
Phases of the Moon Journal from Buggy and Buddy
Glow in the Dark Moon Phases Mobile from Left Brain Craft Brain
Clay Moon Craters Activity from Gift of Curiosity
How the Moon Gives Light from Learn Play Imagine
Moon Literacy Activities
Moon Sight Word Activity from Growing Book by Book
Moon -Themed Emergent Readers from The Measured Mom
Moon Dust Writing Tray from Stir the Wonder
Moon Printables Pack from Natural Beach Living
Smashing Moon Rock Letters from Stir the Wonder
Moon Math Projects
Moon Crater Math from Pre-K Pages
Moon Math Game from Stir the Wonder
Astronaut 10-Frames from The Kindergarten Connection
Moon Crater Counting from New Teacher Store
Puffy Paint Moon from Fantastic Fun and Learning
DIY Moon Sand from Kids Activities Blog
3D Styrofoam Moon from Fantastic Fun and Learning
Sparkling Moon Dough from Learn Play Imagine
Glow in the Dark Moon Phases Mobile from Pre-K Pages
Aluminum Foil Moon from Mommy’s Bundle
Books About the Moon
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