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The Best Space Activities for Kids – May the 4th be with you

Published on 3rd May 2022 by Tessa Robinson

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Interactive Space Activities on Busy Things!

We have lots of fun activities for budding astronauts on Busy Things! Test and expand children’s knowledge of the solar system with activities like these…

  • Can you order the planets? Test your knowledge with our interactive worksheets
  • Design and build your own spacecraft!
  • Use our publishing tools to create planet fact files
  • What is a comet? Match the solar system vocabulary with their definitions
  • Printable space activity pack – lots of space-themed fun including colouring, crafting, puzzling and baking!

Busy Things is a multi-award-winning learning platform with 100s of fun games and activities across the curriculum for ages 3-11. You can trial Busy Things completely free giving you access to all of our space activities plus 100s more!  Claim your FREE Busy Things trial

Busy Things is trusted by 1000s of schools and families in the UK and worldwide to make learning fun! All of our activities are curriculum-linked so you know that children are learning whilst they play. All subjects are included: Science, maths, English, art, climate change, coding and many more!

Learn more about Busy Things for families

Enjoy a Free Space Activity Pack and visit our blog for lots of Space Themed Activity Ideas!

Follow Busy Things on FacebookInstagramTwitter or YouTube for fun learning hints, tips and ideas!


Out of the Box Fun’s “Space Explorers Box”

Out of the Box Fun's "Space Explorers Box" Connect with your Little One through PLAY!

Play, fun, and relaxation have an essential role in brain development. Research conducted on brain development emphasizes that if the fun is stopped, the learning will stop. It is found that fun and new experiences promote emotional strength and resilience.

When you get the Space Explorers Box, you will receive lots of fun and developmentally supportive activities inspired by EYFS and STEAM. All the boxes are curated by a Developmental Psychologist & Play Therapist, and two Mums.

Space Explorers, are you ready for an Adventure? Meet Astro, the little astronaut…

What is inside the box?

Parent’s Guide with Instructions & Puzzles

4 Activities with All the Materials Included

The main goals for this theme are:

  • Learn more about Space and its components,
  • Support curiosity and encourage making explorations,
  • Support fine motor skills, creativity, mathematical skills, scientific skills, cognitive skills, social-emotional skills, and hand-eye coordination.

Why choose Out of the Box Fun?

Developmentally appropriate: You can choose between the two categories for different age groups 2 to 6.

Educational: While playing, your child can work on different developmental skills such as cognitive skills, social-emotional skills, motor skills and language skills. Every month you will be receiving the family booklet, which includes all the instructions and developmental information.

Lots of FUN: Every month has a surprising theme full of arts and crafts activities (even the
box itself is an activity).

Alternative to screen time: We know that it is sometimes hard to find alternatives for screen time. Well, each month you’ll have new ideas both indoors and outdoors for all the family!

All materials included: You don’t need to worry about supplying the materials. We have chosen everything for you.

Hope we can have a place in your memories with your little ones!

To learn more about us;

Website: www.outoftheboxfun.co.uk

Instagram: www.instagram.com/outoftheboxfun/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/outoftheboxfun


Space Journey – Space Activities

Space Activities for KidsSpace journey is an award winning adventure box for kids ages 4-10. Start with our amazing astronaut kit which includes a space journal, space passport and large space wall poster, then learn about a new planet every month! Children can follow the adventures of our lovable characters Atlas the puppy and Geo the Owl as they travel around space sending back letters, fact cards, photos,
space activities and cool souvenirs such as astronaut ice cream, space glasses and moon stones.

Named by “The Independent” as one of the best adventure boxes to keep kids entertained during lockdown and winner of an Academics Choice Award, the subscription makes an ideal gift. You can complement your Space Journey subscription by adding a plush Geo and Atlas toy set or a cute Astro bear at the checkout! www.geojourney.co.uk/pages/space-journey

If you don’t wish to buy a full subscription, the astronaut kit can be purchased on its own and our individual planet packs are also available to purchase separately. The Venus pack which includes a space activity book, astronaut ice cream, photos and a fact card as well as a letter is a popular choice. www.geojourney.co.uk/collections/space-extras


Space Activities With Yippee Adventures

Space Activities for KidsYippee adventures is a celebration of childhood – which should be carefree and jam packed with fun and learning.

We design & sell a range of unique activity gift boxes themed around awesome adventures children should have before they grow up. And what is more out of this world than space adventures!!

‘I made a rocket’, I went star gazing’, ‘I learnt 10 constellations’

With a large range of space activities to choose from, children can explore the stars with our awesome constellations discs, make their own solar system collage to hang up for proud display, learn about space with our beautiful space fact cards, make a straw rocket and much more.

Here are links to a few of our best selling space themed activity gift boxes


bopster’s puzzles that are out of this world!

Head into outer space with bopster’s brand new range of children’s round jigsaw puzzles. Each puzzle has been illustrated with a cute, colourful and quirky illustration. The perfect gift for aspiring astronauts looking to learn about the planets that make up our solar system, in preparation for their first space mission.

These round puzzles are a great way to practice mindfulness, which can help relax and destress. A perfect way to get kids away from their screens and have some fun whilst parents put their feet up and enjoy a nice cup of tea.

Each puzzle is printed on high-quality, 3-layered, 100% recycled card – making them perfect for eco-conscious families. They are 58cm in diameter and come with a foldout image sheet. They are perfect for kids ages 5-8 years and come in six different cute and quirky designs from illustrator Laura Watson: space, dinosaurs, world map, animals around the world, city life, and seasons.

Puzzle on over to planet bopster to get your boppi 150-piece round space jigsaw puzzle today: https://bopster.eu/boppi-round-space-jigsaw-puzzle-150-pieces

Or why not check out the full range here: https://bopster.eu/toys/puzzles/round-puzzles


Space T-shirt Painting Kit with Smudge and Ink by Sammy

Watch your kids imagination lift off with our space themed kit from smudge and Ink. Our T-shirt painting kits are made with creativity in mind. Each kits comes with a range of t-shirt sizes, paints and brushes, stencils and more. Have a look at our social media to see some smudge and ink creations from the little artists themselves.

Facebook: www.facebook/smudgeandinkbysammy

Instagram: www.Instagram/smudgeandinkbysammy

Buy Now: www.smudgeandink.com


Out of this World Space Adventures with Curiosity Box

Space Activities for KidsSpace is mind-blowingly awesome but what would it take to actually explore space? How would you get there and when you did, what would you see? and how could you explore moons and planets?

It’s time to get cosmically curious with the Cosmic Blast Off Curiosity Box and build your engineering skills while you’re at it! Linked to the primary science curriculum, but rooted in real world science, each Cosmic Blast Off Box includes the following 4 activities: Cosmic Crafty View, Lung Powered Launcher, Great Eggstronaut Challenge and Rocket Blast Off.

You can get a Cosmic Curiositots Box for 4-6 year olds or a Jumbo Box for 7-11 year olds. In every box you will receive collectable kit and information on Prof Lucy Rogers, our real-life space engineer (and Robot Wars judge – how cool is that!?).

See inside the Box and while you are at it, see our Head of Explosions demonstrating the secret to the Star Wars laser blaster sound (that you can wow your friends with!) here https://curiosity-box.com/shop/cosmic-blast-off-space-kit/

Curiosity Boxes are all about thinking and doing like a scientist. This means our Curiositeers learn to explore and grow their own ideas, creativity and problem-solving skills, not just follow instructions.

Read about more Space Scientists at https://curiosity-box.com/meet-scientists/


Giant Space Colour-in Table Cloth with The Dandies Clothing

Space Activities for KidsMess-free fun is guaranteed with this reusable Colour it, Wash it and Colour it again kit for Pre-schoolers or Toddlers.

Unique children’s Giant colour-in Table Cloth with an eye-catching Space Alphabet Theme. It features Alphabets, stars, funny space monsters, etc. This fun activity keeps kids quiet they have classed into a NO Mess colouring activity. This product makes a great Learning via Creativity concept which involves educational development, improve hand-eye coordination, encourage self-expression and support creativity.

  • MESS-FREE FUN NO glue, NO scissors and NO screen time.
  • LEARNING VIA CREATIVITY A kid will gain fast learning of alphabets, representation of shapes and objects. There are so many benefits for children’s colouring such as stimulating creativity, improving concentration and hand-eye coordination, also improves fine motor skills, but most of all it’s fun for young captivating minds!
  • REUSABLE & ECO FRIENDLY After first doodling, when you are ready for another adventure, the ink washes out completely in a warm wash leaving no mark on anything else in the wash either! Leaving the tablecloth fresh and clean for you to enjoy again. Made from 100% Oeko Tex certified cotton fabrics and traditionally printed.
  • FASCINATING HOURS OF FUN Not only Kids, but we can assure parents too love them, Colour in tablecloth is a new way of entertaining joint activity with your kids and gift your family with loads of pleasant excitements.
  • BRILLIANT GIFT IDEA Children will be delighted to receive this beautiful, creative and educational fun kit. Attractively packaged making it the perfect choice for birthday presents, stay at home activity or as an individual colour and learn activity too. Kit is ideal for boys and girls of all ages.

I’m so excited to share few reviews with you all!

  • As a mum working from home, my major concern was to reduce screen time whilst keeping the little one active. This kit is mess-free educational fun for hours.
  • A great way for little ones to fill some time away from schoolwork, TV and iPads.
  • Colour in kit is educational and simply fun

Kit includes:

  • Giant tablecloth measures 140cm X 85cm.
  • WITH OR WITHOUT set of 6 nontoxic fabric wash-out markers.
  • Gift packed with reusable box.
  • Proudly Made in Britain.

Please feel free to browse our product and get in contact with us if you have any queries or custom requests – [email protected]

Esty: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/TheDandiesClothing

Facebook: www.facebook.com/dandiesclothing

Instagram: www.instagram.com/dandiesclothing


EDUcreate Resources – Best Space Activities For Kids

Here at EDUcreate Resources, we create pretend play sets and themed educational activity sets for pre-school and infant school children. Our themed sets are filled with play-based learning activities, games and simple crafts so children can learn key skills in a fun and engaging way. Our sets are delivered fully prepped with full instructions and ideas for each activity – so you can just open the box and you’re ready to go! Most games and activities are reusable (laminated and wipe clean), allowing for repetitive play to strengthen understanding and build confidence. As your child develops, the activities can also be adapted and used in a different way, making them great for growing children but also families with multiple ages.

Our Space Theme activity set is one of our most popular products. Your little learners will have a blast learning the names of planets and famous astronauts, whilst also covering fundamental topics such as shapes, writing/mark making and counting. In addition to the 10 educational activities, each set also comes with a personalised log book to keep a track of your activities, play tickets and a personalised planner.

The set is available in two age groups – pre-school/reception and KS1. We also have sibling sets available – just drop us a message on Etsy and we are happy to discuss the set that it right for your family.

Etsy – https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/EDUcreateResources

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/educreateresources/


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