5 Ways to Study the Moon with Preschoolers

Explore the wonders of outer space and study the moon with preschoolers with these fun and engaging moon activities!

From reading books about the moon to pretending to be astronauts, many creative activities can help preschoolers learn more about this celestial body.

Moon Day

On July 20th, 1969, American astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission.

Moon Day provides an opportunity to learn about space and space exploration and encourages kids to imagine themselves exploring space.

Exploring the moon through science, art, senses, or play sparks lifelong curiosity and wonder.

Study the Moon with Preschoolers

Introducing the universe to young learners via moon books is valuable and engaging.

Read a Book About the Moon

Having preschoolers act out being an astronaut helps promote imaginative play, social interaction, and an understanding roles.

Act Out Being an Astronaut

Explain that the Apollo spacecraft wasn’t able to actually land on the moon, so the astronauts used a lunar landing craft to travel there.

Land on the moon

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