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House Unit Actions & Concepts for Younger Kids (Plus a Free House Printable!)

House Unit Actions & Concepts for Younger Kids (Plus a Free House Printable!)

Youngsters like to study house! Not solely are you able to take pleasure in educating your children about all of the facets of outer house, however you may reap the benefits of their fascination with it as a chance to educate an area unit that focuses on God and His creation.

We have now achieved an area unit with my children a couple of occasions up to now throughout our homeschooling years (I took among the pictures on this submit 10 years in the past!) and I’m certain we’ll do it once more. It’s a lot enjoyable! Under you’ll discover a huge listing of nice assets and concepts for YOU to attempt along with your space-loving children, in addition to a free printable for ages 2-9. 

Replace: I’ve added a ✝️ image to Christian assets to make it apparent which of them aren’t. Those who DON’T have the image *might* comprise old-earth or evolution references, however I actually don’t keep in mind the small print of every useful resource we’ve picked up over time. As at all times, preview content material earlier than you hand it to your children and use supplies at your discretion. Many occasions I simply edit on the fly throughout read-alouds. 

Teach your kids about the wonders of creation with this Space Unit printable pack and a roundup of space activities to go with it!

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House Unit: A Brief Bible Lesson 

God created the heavens, together with Earth, the solar moon and stars, every thing in our photo voltaic system, our galaxy, and even in our whole universe! Isn’t that incredible? It’s all created by Him and sustained by Him. As we examine house we’re finding out the creation of God. That’s what science is: the examine of creation. God made all of it to convey glory to Him and be an affidavit to us of His nature. Let’s study it collectively and provides reward and because of our artistic, holy, and omnipotent Father God. 

Learn every verse beneath and talk about the way it explains that God created and sustains the universe, and the way it brings Him glory. Have older children seek for extra Scriptures that time these truths. Williams Bible Hyperlink or Open Bible are good instruments to attempt. (Word: All of the Scriptures beneath are additionally within the Free House Printable Pack obtain on the backside of this submit, included in ESV and KJV as reminiscence verse playing cards and copywork.)

God Created it All 

“At first, God created the heavens and the earth.” Genesis 1:1

“By the phrase of the Lord the heavens have been made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host.” Psalm 33:6 

He set the earth on its foundations, in order that it ought to by no means be moved.” Psalm 104:5

God Preserves and Sustains His Creation

Thus says the Lordwho offers the solar for gentle by day and the mounted order of the moon and the celebs for gentle by night time, who stirs up the ocean in order that its waves roar— the Lord of hosts is his title:” Jeremiah 31:35

““You’re the Lord, you alone. You’ve made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth and all that’s on it, the seas and all that’s in them; and also you protect all of them; and the host of heaven worships you.” Nehemiah 9:6 

All Creation Exists for God’s Glory

“For by him all issues have been created, in heaven and on earth, seen and invisible, whether or not thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all issues have been created by means of him and for him.” Colossians 1:16

“After I have a look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the celebs, which you may have set in place, what’s man that you’re conscious of him, and the son of man that you take care of him?” Psalm 8:3-4

And I heard each creature in heaven and on earth and beneath the earth and within the sea, and all that’s in them, saying, ‘To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be blessing and honor and glory and would possibly perpetually and ever!’” Revelation 5:13 

Teach your kids about the wonders of creation with this Space Unit printable pack and a roundup of space activities to go with it! #homeschool #preschool #kindergarten #printable
Pattern pages from the House Printable Pack you may obtain later on this submit.


Begin Your House Unit With the Solar, Moon, and Stars! 

Our children can see the solar, moon, and stars from their home windows, so I assumed it was the proper place to begin! Select a couple of of those nice actions to do along with your youngsters.

Oreo Phases of the Moon – We’ve achieved this a few occasions and it’s a ton of enjoyable. Plus, you get to eat the damaged ones 😉 #rating This exercise instance is from Learn how to Homeschool Your Baby, and yow will discover different enjoyable moon movies and actions there, too.

FREE Moon Phases actions from Journey Homeschool Academy! Click on right here to obtain Moon Phases for Elementary Youngsters.

How did the Moon Get Craters? – This enjoyable artwork exercise and easy science lesson is a enjoyable one from Reward of Curiosity.

✝️ House and Moon Unit Research These are from Unit Research by Amanda Bennett, which we at all times take pleasure in in our homeschool. You may get the bundle or purchase them individually.  

Space unit study and moon unit study from Unit Studies by Amanda Bennett

Spend Extra Time on the Solar – This roundup from Homeschool Giveaways of free printables and unit research on the solar could be explored for a full week at the least. Your children will find it irresistible!

100 Science Actions In regards to the Solar – It is a nice listing from iGameMom of enjoyable science experiments all in regards to the solar.  

Star Books – We realized how to attract a easy 5-point star collectively and practiced for our star books, the place we confirmed every kind of star by shade and the way scorching it’s.  We mentioned how totally different star colours point out how scorching they’re and made a bit e-book to assist them keep in mind.  

Marshmallow Constellations – Make your individual constellations utilizing marshmallows and toothpicks!

Star StrollingWhen you’ve got $5, take a look at the iPad app Star Stroll. My children actually take pleasure in that and get an ideal have a look at the moon, stars, constellations, satellites, the house station, the solar, planets, and extra. Very cool!

Galaxy Playdough A enjoyable exercise from Mamma Pappa Bubba for youths the place they’ll make star- or galaxy-themed play dough. It could be nice fake play with some house and astronaut collectible figurines as effectively. 

White Crayon Resist Constellations – A easy craft exercise making constellations utilizing white crayons and watered down black paint, from 3 Dinosaurs. 

Child’s ConstellationsTake pictures of the children in some pose on the ground. Then have your youngsters use the photograph as a information to assist them draw their very own constellation! It’s a enjoyable thought I discovered over at Science Notebooking.


Discover the Photo voltaic System in Your House Unit 

✝️ A Few Bonus Scriptures – These are such candy verses that give attention to gentle (like the sunshine God created the solar moon and stars to present). I simply couldn’t resist. 🙂 Discuss how God’s Phrase is a lightweight to our path, illuminating the best way of Salvation and residing for Christ. Talk about how Jesus is the sunshine of the World! And likewise about how we’re to shine for Jesus on this life.  

  • Philippians 2:15.that you could be be innocent and harmless, youngsters of God with out blemish within the midst of a crooked and twisted era, amongst whom you shine as lights on this planet,
  • Psalm 119:105.Your phrase is a lamp to my ft and a lightweight to my path.

Studying Songs – We realized the photo voltaic system tune principally utilizing the phrases steered by Counting Coconuts. It’s updated (poor Pluto), easy, and just about the identical one I realized after I was a child. 

(To the tune of “Ten Little Indians”)

Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars

Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune

These are the 8 planets in our photo voltaic system

That journey across the solar

I additionally discovered this different photo voltaic system tune and video on YouTube that I feel is extraordinarily creepy however the children simply LOVE it! Why do children love the creepy issues and get creeped out by the traditional issues? I don’t get it. Lol!

 Photo voltaic System Hats – The youngsters liked making and carrying these enjoyable photo voltaic system hats, an thought I discovered on Pinterest from Stickers and Stars. I lower a items of development paper lengthwise in half and taped them collectively to type the bands. Then I printed clean planets from a google seek for “planets printables” let the children shade them and tape them onto their bands. I taped a straw to the within and hooked up a hand-drawn solar to the highest. Then I used my dangerous handwriting to label every thing, together with an arrow pointing to the Earth with the textual content “lives right here!”. 

Photo voltaic System Cell – We splurged a bit and acquired a (Amazon affiliate hyperlink) photo voltaic system package for the children to hold on their ceiling. As soon as once more wearing swimsuits, they painted each bit and waited for them to dry earlier than glow-in-the-dark detailing was added.

Then Daddy and I tied the strings and small items and helped the children assemble the cellular. They have been SO excited to hold it up on their ceiling! 

House / Photo voltaic System Books – Just about something in regards to the photo voltaic system, astronauts, Hubble, constellations, stars, planets, and so forth. is a enjoyable learn aloud alternative. Listed below are a couple of to take a look at (Amazon affiliate hyperlinks). After all, generally books and movies about house will embody feedback in regards to the age of the universe or the massive bang principle that you could be wish to skip or talk about along with your little one. So preview supplies you employ and/or be prepared to debate them in the event that they don’t align along with your worldview.   

Movies for House / Photo voltaic System – Extra enjoyable movies to study house and the photo voltaic system. 

Different Sources 

  • ✝️ Creation Science 4 Youngsters has a number of articles however we most benefit from the podcast. You’ll be able to scroll their astronomy archives to search out podcast episodes which can be related. 

House Unit Finale: Astronauts and Rockets!

That is at all times my children’ favourite half. They LOVE studying about astronauts and rockets!     

Astronaut Puppets – Print these astronaut puppets from Mama Cheaps and glue pictures of your children’ faces onto them. Mine liked it!

House Tennis – I discovered this concept from Glitter on a Dime. I taped paper plates to unsharpened pencils and occurred to have some nearly-deflated balloons readily available. Immediate house tennis!  

Jet Packs – The youngsters and I made jet packs utilizing stuff we had round the home. They LOVE these issues, although they hold falling aside as a result of I simply used tape. 🙂 Received this incredible thought from the weblog Frugal Enjoyable 4 Boys.

Astronaut Pudding – The youngsters actually appreciated this easy exercise from Feels Like Dwelling. We ready our dessert, had lunch, after which pretended we have been in a rocket and counted right down to launch and went into orbit. I introduced the luggage out and snipped off the nook for the children to suck up the pudding. The submit additionally has a number of different attention-grabbing info about astronaut meals.

Lego Robots – The boys particularly thought that the thought of  robots in house was hilarious. I needed to clarify to them a couple of occasions what these robots appear to be and do, and what robots truly are. Then we seemed on the photos within the library books. We pulled out our duplos and so they acquired busy creating their very own robots.   

On the lookout for a Full Astronomy Curriculum?  

✝️ Journey Homeschool Academy – I’ve been eyeing Journey Homeschool Academy’s Astronomy curriculum for elementary ranges. We used their biology course and LOVED it for all my children, pre-k by means of center faculty. It’s straightforward with little prep, consists of partaking and memorable movies, and extra! Positively an enormous win for our homeschool final yr. View the astronomy course right here. You too can take a look at all their programs for elementary by means of highschool.

✝️ Rabbit Trails Curriculum: House – If you happen to like literature-based homeschool assets, you’ll LOVE this full-year house curriculum from Rabbit Trails! This science curriculum has 14 classes on house in order that you’ll turn into professional astronomer. (The reference books proven could also be secular, however the curriculum gives nice biblical dialogue factors if/when issues pop up which can be opposite to Scripture. I feel it’s an ideal method to utilizing such assets, should you select to take action.)

✝️ Apologia Astronomy Curriculum – We used this as soon as as a gaggle science examine. It labored effectively as a learn aloud after which we did among the experiments steered. You too can get a notebooking journal should you’d like. 

Astronomy curriculum from Apologia for a space unit study

What About Older Youngsters? 


FREE House Unit Printable Pack!

✝️ To make this much more enjoyable and straightforward for you, we’ve offered a free house printable pack! Your children won’t solely be studying in regards to the planets, moon, and solar, they may also be engaged on their math and literacy expertise. The actions included on this 90+ web page house themed pack are:

  • Mazes
  • Tracing the traces
  • Following the letters
  • 3 Half Playing cards 
  • I Spy Counting Exercise
  • Tracing the phrases
  • Quantity puzzles
  • Dimension Sequencing Playing cards
  • What Comes Subsequent?
  • End the Sample
  • Inventive Writing Pages
  • Depend and Clip Playing cards
  • Spot and Dot the Letters
  • Alphabet Matching Playing cards
  • Dab a Dot Fantastic Motor Exercise
  • The Photo voltaic System Posters
  • Label the planets on the photo voltaic system posters
  • Unscramble the names of the planets
  • Fill within the lacking letters
  • Phases of the Moon Poster
  • Phases of the Moon fill within the blanks
  • Month-to-month Moon Tracker
  • Match the image to the phrase
  • Bible Verse Reminiscence Playing cards in each KJV and ESV
  • Bible Verse Copywork pages in each KJV and ESV

This pack additionally consists of analysis pages for every of the 8 planets, plus the dwarf planet Pluto in addition to for the solar and the moon. On these analysis pages, youngsters will reply questions that embody:

  • The floor of the planet, solar or moon
  • The mass
  • The radius
  • The temperatures
  • What the planet, solar or moon are manufactured from
  • The orbit interval of the planets
  • What number of moons every planet has
  • Attention-grabbing Information in regards to the planet
  • What’s a photo voltaic eclipse?
  • What’s a lunar eclipse? 

Teach your kids about the wonders of creation with this Space Unit printable pack and a roundup of space activities to go with it! #homeschool #preschool #kindergarten #printable

Obtain the House Unit Printable beneath!

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I hope you take pleasure in finding out house and the wonders of God’s creation along with your children!

~ Tauna



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