Next up for Nadia’s preschool packs is Astronaut and Space. I downloaded the pack from Homeschool Creations. The verse for this pack was Psalm 148:3 “Praise Him sun and moon; praise Him all you shining stars.” Here is what we started with (click the photo to see the whole album):
We read the following books:
- On the Launch Pad – Michael Dahl
- Space Boy – Leo Landry
- There’s no place like Space – Tish Rabe
- If you decide to go to the Moon – Faith McNulty
- I want to be an Astronaut – Byron Barton
We worked on shape-sizing and practiced writing colors.
Nadia did several worksheets and had fun with her Do-A-Dots. Multiple worksheets came from here.
Practiced spelling and talked about planets in our solar system. I also got a Solar System Pack from Carisa’s site.
We played the following game from Mama Jenn.
And we played MANY games of “space tic tac toe”. I made sure this was laminated because Nadia likes to play over and over.
We also looked at photos of all the planets (used flash cards from the Solar System pack). Janis brought over quite a few posters we had fun with. Nadia liked the phases of the moon and sun poster the best. She exclaimed, “I had no IDEA the sun was on fire!!!” Nadia decided the coolest thing about going to space would be the weightless part and stuff floating around the shuttle. She said, “Just like when Curious George let all the ants go when he went to space.” We also played with Toy Story playdough. Lots of fun planet and star molds came with it. Nadia also made “earth balls”.
And the post wouldn’t be complete without a photo of Nadia and her favorite Space Ranger Buzz Lightyear. (those are Buzz goggles too)