Thursday, November 06, 2014

Outer space with kids

My kids, mostly the 3.5 year old, have been super interested in planets, moon, stars, etc for a while now and recently we checked out a pretty awesome, though dated, book from the library.
It really helped her learn the planets better and we even did one of the projects out of it teach just how far apart things are on a visible scale.
It is -- http://www.amazon.com/Planets-System-Lets-Read-Find-Out-Science/dp/006445178X
The planets in our solar system by Branley

There are tons of kid solar system books out there and I just encourage you to start young with kids and science! Never too early to teach the scientific thought process and help them learn more about the world around them.

The first photo is of G's project (saturns rings are drawn on it rather than around, fyi) and the second is the awesome moon from our leaf walk yesterday around 5 pm

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