Do you need out-of-this-world activities that you can do at home? Check out these easy-to-follow crafts to learn more about astronomy and space!
- Make a Pinwheel Galaxy
- Learn about spiral galaxies with this fun and easy craft! A great How-to Video for this activity can be found here.
- Make a Star Finder
- Make an origami “fortune teller” from a template that helps you learn your way around the night sky by finding constellations. A great How-to Video for this activity can be found here.
- Build Your Own Spacecraft
- Learn about the basic parts of a satellite by crafting your own model using found and/or recyclable materials.
- Build A Planet
- Use a simple guide and art supplies to create your own planet with different features such as craters, storms, and volcanoes.
- Space Stories Pop Up Book
- Follow simple instructions to create your own pop-up book about space. A How-to Video for this activity can be found .
- Sky Heroes: An Activity Reinventing the Constellations
- Celebrate your heroes by creating connect-the-dot star patterns to represent them.
Looking for even more space science fun? Head on over to NASA’s “NASA at Home” website!
Thanks to our guest bloggers at the Space Science Institute in Boulder for these fun activities!