Solar System Printable Pack

My boys are studying the solar system, mostly because Pac Man has reached that point in his 3rd grade science curriculum.  Krash is very interested so I am planning to include him in a fun filled week all about Outer Space!  We have already started and had a wonderful introduction by reading through the Magic School Bus chapter book: Space Explorers,


At first Krash didn’t like it but then he got into it once he accepted the fact that there were few pictures.  I have tried to read the boys a chapter a day as soon as I put Ladybug down for her nap each day.  We have been curling up in our large bean bag all together and pretending it is the moon.

After reading each day we have been playing extremely ACTIVE games {which I plan to share later} to help reinforce the vocabulary they are learning through the book.  Pac Man is also completing portions from this awesome lapbook  {Space Explorers} too, which I will share when it is complete.

I love Jolanthe’s Astronaut Preschool Pack and also Maureen’s A is for Astronaut unit, and will be  incorporating some of those items into our week also.  I have also created a new pack based on the SOLAR SYSTEM!

Solar System Printable Pack

I created it to be able to be used by several different age groups.  Focusing on the skills I want my boys to learn from this unit!

Vocabulary is a huge goal of mine, so I created these Solar System 3 part cards, which are Montessori based.  There is a control sheet for matching and this page is cut apart to match the word to the picture.  For younger children you could just use them as flashcards, for older kids you can leave out the use of the control {self correcting} sheet.

Solar System 3 part Nomenclature Cards

A new element to my packs is sentence building cards.  Krash is learning to read currently so I want to give him many opportunities to build this skill!  I created a set of simple word cards and also some space vocabulary cards to build sentences with.  I included a sample sentence sheet also in case you are feeling brain dead ;-).

Solar System Building Sentences sight words Solar System Building Sentences Space Words

This is a mini book focusing on the order of the 8 planets {yes I left out Pluto} from the sun…

Solar System Planet Order Mini Book

This might be my very favorite, size sequencing using planets!  I made them in the correct size order {although they are not exactly to scale-I’m not that good}.

Solar System Planets Printables

This is a cut, sort and glue page, for Krash-Solar System Sorting Printable

I will  be blogging all about our unit, but it isn’t scheduled to happen until next week at the earliest {depending on sick kids!}.  I have an entire sensory bin planned out and I am really excited!  There’s also a new PowerPoint show in the Members Only PowerPoint section, I will be sharing more about that later this week!

You can download the entire Solar System Learning Pack here!

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