Teach Your Kids About Astronomy – Resources to Study Space

Space. It’s this wonderful, exciting thing to explore for kids. Here is a round-up of some fantastic resources to teach your kids about astronomy.

Teach your kids about Astronomy

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Lesson Plans & Activities

Lapbooking / Notebooking


  • Canadian Junior Astronomer Program – 3 Different Levels (Star, Nova, and Super Nova) with a series of tasks divided into three sections: Observing, Thinking, and Extension activities. You get started completing the expected tasks, research, or observations and work towards completing the level. When you are done, you can send in your information to the website to be added to the online list!
  • Scouts Canada – Cubs Astronomy Badge Requirements
  • Boy Scouts Astronomy Merit Badge
  • DIY.org Astronomer Patch
  • Girl Guides Canada Astronomy Badge

Experience Astronomy

The Solar System



The Moon

Games & Websites


Find a Planetarium Near You

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13 Comment(s)

  • by Shari Goss (@knitwitshair) Posted April 30, 2014 10:11 am

    Another great post of resources!! Thanks girl!

  • by Beth Posted April 30, 2014 10:34 am

    That is a great list. I will have to keep this in mind as I will be doing astronomy with my daughter in the fall.

    • by LisaMarie Posted May 1, 2014 8:31 am

      I hope it helps! Thanks for stopping by 🙂

  • by Nikki Posted April 30, 2014 12:17 pm

    Love all the resources. Thanks for gathering the list.

    • by LisaMarie Posted May 1, 2014 8:32 am

      Glad you like the list! Thanks for stopping by. 🙂

  • by Dana Lambert Posted April 30, 2014 8:34 pm

    Such an impressive collection on Astronomy. Bookmarking it for future use! 🙂

    • by LisaMarie Posted May 1, 2014 8:33 am

      There are so many amazing resources out there. I had to stop or the list might never have stopped! hehe 🙂 Thanks for stopping by.

  • by Stacie Posted May 2, 2014 8:22 pm

    Great resource links. Going to pin this on pinterest so I can come back to it again.

    • by LisaMarie Posted May 3, 2014 9:42 am

      Thank you. 😀

  • by Blair @ The Seasoned Mom Posted May 7, 2014 11:19 am

    Such a fun resource! Thanks for sharing our Paper Cup Constellations!

  • by Marcy (@BenAndMeBlog) Posted May 8, 2014 1:17 am

    Wow! What a great resource list. Off to pin . . .

    And thanks for linking up with abcblogging!

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