Theme-based lesson plans: SPACE

Sunday, October 22, 2023

Welcome to the world of the solar system! These activities will ignite the curiosity of children as they embark on an educational journey through space.

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The solar system is a vast expanse filled with celestial marvels. At the centre is the Sun, our radiant star, around which all other objects orbit. Each planet has its own unique characteristics, such as size, composition, and atmosphere, offering a
multitude of learning opportunities for young minds.

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Through these activities, children will have the chance to delve into the mysteries of the solar system and deepen their understanding of our cosmic neighbourhood.

Children will have the opportunity to delve into the captivating realm of our solar system, fostering a love for astronomy and broadening their understanding of the vast universe that surrounds us.

So, let us embark on this cosmic adventure together and discover the wonders of the solar system!

Please find the lesson plan sample Exploring the Solar System Sensory Bin from here !

Space themed lesson plans focus on:


  • The learning areas: Rich world of languages, Diverse forms of expression &
    Exploring and interacting with my environment
  • Fostering an interest in science and space exploration
  • Improving vocabulary and language skills through learning new words and concepts related to space and planets
  • Encouraging critical thinking and problem-solving skills through exploring the characteristics and differences of each planet
  • Developing reading and writing skills through activities such as reading about planets, writing planet descriptions, and participating in word searches or other literacy games
  • Enhancing creativity and imagination through drawing or creating models of planets
  • Promoting teamwork and social skills through working together on group activities or projects related to space and planets


Check out the lesson plan sample Exploring the Solar System Sensory Bin and see how to run the activity in your class with our step-by-step instructions. You will need at least black beans! Follow the link to read more.

Happy and adventurous learning!