Me and My Place in Space: An Early Elementary Study of the Solar System
Me and My Place in Space is a great introduction to space and our amazing solar system. This study guide is geared for Preschool, Kindergarten, and early elementary students (ages 4-8) to help them learn all about astronauts, the planets, the Milky Way, and more! They will be learning through great books, hands-on games, art projects & crafts, recipes, and fun videos.
This guide is compiled of 10 units. In the 10 units they will be learning about:
- Astronauts & Rockets
- the Moon
- the Sun
- the Solar System
- Mercury & Venus
- Earth & Mars
- Jupiter & Saturn
- Uranus & Neptune
- the Milky Way
- Stars & Constellations
Each of the units prompts you on what to read, additional book lists, videos to watch, activities and experiments with easy-to-follow instructions and photos, and templates for activities. Complete this guide at your own pace, however you want to fit it in your schedule, there is no set time frame required. Each unit could easily be completed in 2-3 days.
Throughout the guide your child will also be completing one, or both, solar system projects. One is a moveable solar system they will be adding the planets to once they learn about them; the other is a Solar System Facts Book where they will add the artwork for each planet and an interesting fact they learned. There is a different art project for each planet using different art processes.
Best for ages 4-8 years. Perfect for homeschool, classroom, or co-op.
Books required to go with this guide: (all can be found on Amazon.)
- Me and My Place in Space by Joan Sweeney
- DK First Space Encyclopedia
This guide is 69 pages.
**This is a digital PDF. NO physical product will be mailed to you. After you purchase, you can download your guide immediately, or an email with the download will be sent to you to download at any time. (If you are unable to find the email, please be sure to check your Spam folder.)
**This product is meant for personal use only and is not to be shared, copied, or sold as your own. I do grant permission to print multiple copies of the templates and printables for members of your personal homeschool, classroom, or co-op.