Space is endless and so is the home based fun to be had!
Check out some of these fun experiments and crafts you can do safely at home. A Montessori style Solar System introduction:
https://www.mamashappyhive.com/solar-system-introduction/ How Planets orbit the Sun:
https://www.giftofcuriosity.com/how-planets-orbit-the-sun-a-montessori-inspired-activity/ Newspaper Planets:
https://iheartcraftythings.com/newspaper-earth-day-craft.html Planet Collage Mosaics: https://iheartcraft
If you want to see the absolute cutest coloring and activity book I have ever seen, check out this PDF from the Arizona State University Center for Child Well-Being. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qw7aHKF2rHixGZRAuJqdcljwci3-YdQw/view?ths=true It is honestly the cutest thing and perfect for National Space Day.
Since there is SO MUCH to do, and it's getting late, try and make this weekend SPACE WEEKEND at your house and spend some extra time exploring. There is so much to l
When I think about Space, I definitely think about the Kennedy Space Center. KSC is an amazing wealth of resources. Unfortunately, we can't visit right now (even if we were nearby!) but, I can share with you a few links to jump start your own exploration of the KSC goodies online. Here is the link that takes you to the KSC Educator Resources page. Here you will find activities for some serious learning.
For National Space Day, I figured that it was only right to talk about NASA and the International Space Station!
For almost 20 years, humans have lived at the International Space Station learning and teaching us so many awesome things. What better way to celebrate National Space Day than explore some of the many interesting things they are providing to us:
There is an entire Learn At Home portion of the ISS website filled with learning opportunities and fun.
May 1st is National Mother Goose Day!
Days like this remind us of some of the best childhood memories, right?! Whether your kiddos enjoy these nursery rhymes already, or its about time to teach them, I hope you find something fun to do at home today to celebrate. Coloring Sheets:
May 1st, 2020 is National Space Day.
There is an OVERABUNDANCE of Space themed activities, crafts, coloring sheets, recipes and more available online that you can do at home. Truly, there are enough things to spend weeks doing Space fun if you spread it out, so there is no need to try to do everything included in the Google Doc below. Make sure if you do celebrate #NationalSpaceDay, use the hashtag #LearningFunWithLaura so I can be sure to check it out!
April 30th is Bugs Bunny Day!
Visit this Google Doc below to check out some at home #BugsBunny and #LooneyTunes activities that you can do at home today.
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lyStDgcxoOVgR05ST3-6CZ_gH5n0MyFYz7-idYnYtP8/edit?usp=sharing Make sure that you use the hashtag #LearningFunWithLaura on social media if you do any of these activities so I can be sure to check them out!
Growing up, Grover was my favorite Muppet on Sesame Street. What's not to love? So, today, my Superhero of the day is Super Grover! Check out this Doc. with some Grover/Super Grover Activities.
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1acwUPXirBUJQOVMRThxhqu-DEASv4ZYLaHXMGHQbrEQ/edit?usp=sharing and, yes, I colored him! Find the coloring sheet in one of the links from the Superhero Day Doc. :) #LearningFunWithLaura
Today is not only awesome, but it is coming to us at the perfect time. While it is always fun to celebrate the famous super heroes in the world, it is important that we also celebrate the local heroes! The medical professionals, firefighters, police and more. The people that get up every day to go to their job and literally put their lives on the line for the people in the community.
Happy Superhero Day to all of the local heroes! Check out these Grover resources to celebrat