Passport to the Planets: A Science Writing Prompt for Kids | Still Playing School

Passport to the Planets: A Science Writing Prompt for Kids

My preschooler is fascinated by space. She loved when we created our recycled plastic lid solar system and studied moon phases on the felt board. Now we are creating a passport for our solar system by writing a bit about each planet!

We are so excited that this week's Playful Preschool theme is space! There are so many ways you could use this writing prompt with your children:

- Independent learners like our daughter will welcome the challenge of being assigned one (or all!) planets. They can research, record data, and report on their findings.

- Complete the reports together as a class after learning about each planet.

- Pretend play that you are landing on each planet. Have students report back to you (on base still on Earth) to answer the questions as you model the writing.

- Create a class book with a page for each planet once complete.

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More SPACE themed activities from the #PLAYfulPreschool Education Team:

My Space Book by Powerful Mothering
Word Family Rocket Landings by Rainy Day Mum
Galaxy Sensory Bin by Tiny Tots Adventures
Rocket Pizzas by Growing Book by Book
Learning about the Moon | Making Moon Bread: by The Educators' Spin On It
Space Scene Play Mat by Mom Inspired Life

More Space Themed Activities:

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  1. Great idea and simple enough for preschoolers to do with a parent! I plan to use this soon. Thanks!

  2. Brilliant idea - I'll be giving this a go soon.

  3. I'm looking forward to exploring the planets with my kids soon!

  4. Looking forward to exploring with my little ones soon.