The Space Foundation provides links and activities that are fun, safe and educational for kids. We encourage parents to explore this site with their children to get them excited about space, science, and school.

 

Space Activities for Students

A New Age in Space Coloring Book

A New Age in Space Coloring Book

This coloring book takes you from lift off to touch down of the space shuttle. Click on the PDF link below to download the coloring book and print it out!

Grade Level: Pre-K - Grade 2, Grade 3 - 5

 


 

Comet on a Stick

Comet on a Stick

Comets that you see shooting across the night sky are actually big balls of ice! You can make a model comet to eat and learn about all of the comet parts while doing it!

Grade Level: Pre-K - Grade 2, Grade 3 - 5
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Create an ALIEN!

Create an ALIEN!

The directions below help you create a one of a kind alien. All you need is some paper, dice, and some coloring supplies. Let your imagination go WILD. Print out the PDF below for all the directions!

Grade Level: Pre-K - Grade 2, Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8
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Edible Mars Science Lab

Edible Mars Science Lab

If you like space, building models, and sweet foods, this is the perfect project for you! Feel free to get creative and replace the supplies we recommend with some of your favorite sweets.

Visit http://marsprogram.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/ for more information about the Mars Science Lab!

Grade Level: Pre-K - Grade 2, Grade 3 - 5
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Out of this World Snack

Out of this World Snack

All you need is some Jell-o, your imagination, and a few hours to make this wiggly treat!

Grade Level: Pre-K - Grade 2, Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8
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Yarn Alien

Yarn Alien

Use the basic directions and add as much fun extra craft material as you can to make a really great alien!

Grade Level: Grade 3 - 5
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