STEM Cubs | Phases of the Moon & the Solar System

Summer 2021 – Kindergarten/First Grade

Phases of the Moon & the Solar System

Solar System Diagram Craftivity

Materials included:

  • Worksheets
  • Black construction paper
  • Yellow construction paper
  • Crayons
  • Glue stick

Phases of the Moon Oreo Activity

Materials included:

  • Worksheets
  • Crayons
  • Craft stick
  • Oreo cookies

*Additional supplies needed: Scissors!


View the Lessons:

Solar System Diagram Craftivity: (instruction video)


Additional Resources:

StoryBots: Moon Time to Shine

StoryBots: We Are. the Planets

National Geographic: The Moon 101

The “Phases of the Moon” and “Solar System” activities and resources were developed and facilitated by Jessica E. Sanders, National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) and 2019 Little Rock District Elementary Teacher of the Year. Jessica currently serves as a first grade teacher at Chicot Elementary School in Little Rock, Arkansas. She graduated with a degree in early childhood and elementary education from Westminster College in 2006.