Fun Night Sky Activities for Kids

The night sky is such an endlessly fascinating subject. It’s so much fun to learn about the moon and the stars.

You’ll have so much fun trying out these fun and creative night sky activities for kids. Whether you play with outer space play dough or make a moon phases mobile, your kids (and you) will have tons of fun!

Have fun learning about the moon, space, and stars with these awesome night sky activities and crafts for kids. These space themed ideas are awesome!

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If you’re looking to extend your study of the night sky, or just looking for a great family activity, this list should have you covered. Pick out one, or two, or all of the ideas and have some fun.

Fun Night Sky Activities for Kids

Play and learn with a homemade constellation geoboard from Babble Dabble Doo.

Make a shooting star spinning toy with this fun STEM activity from Teach Beside Me.

Do a simple experiment to learn how and why there are different moon phases with We-Made-That.com.

Learn about the different moon phases and make a moon phase mobile.

Make DIY constellation cards and learn about some of the myths behind them with How Wee Learn.

Shine the constellations on your wall with a homemade constellation projector from Playground Parkbench.

Learn about some of the different constellations with this Constellation Sewing Cards from Kids Activities Blog.

Make your own constellation wall hangings with this simple constellation sewing project.

Create your own moon phase calendar with What Do We Do All Day?

Make your own DIY Puffy Paint Moon with Rainy Day Mum.

Have fun learning about the moon, space, and stars with these awesome night sky activities and crafts for kids. These space themed ideas are awesome!

Make some constellation art with rocks and sidewalk chalk with Creekside Learning

Learn about the planets with this DIY Planet Board Game from Inspiration Laboratories.

Have fun playing with homemade outer space playdough from NurtureStore

Learn how craters are formed and make your own moon craters with Science Sparks.

Make a cardboard space shuttle and travel to far off galaxies with Mama Smiles.

Make yourself into a constellation with Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational.

Play with a simple constellation sensory bag from Playground Parkbench.

Use watercolors to make beautiful space paintings with this fun technique from Adventure in a Box.

Head out and explore the night sky with these tips for a successful star gazing night and printable night sky journal pages.

Go on a star gazing scavenger hunt with this printable guide from Real Life At Home.

Have a great time crafting and learning with these fun night sky activities for kids. Which ideas do you think you’re going to try?

Have fun learning about the moon, space, and stars with these awesome night sky activities and crafts for kids. These space themed ideas are awesome!

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Terri is a writer and mom of two elementary-aged girls. She has a passion for learning and is always looking for ways to make learning fun. You can find her at Better Than Homework where she shares fun learning activities or Creative Family Fun where she shares art, craft, and family fun ideas.

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