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Playdough Planets — enjoyable preschool area exercise

Playdough Planets — enjoyable preschool area exercise


Area, astronomy, and planets have at all times been a few of my favourite themes, so I really like sharing them with my preschoolers! This little Playdough Planets exercise could be a complete undertaking by itself, or only a enjoyable extension you possibly can add in to your day subsequent time you pull out some playdough!

We began with Jupiter as a result of I used to be speaking about how one can see each Jupiter and Venus proper now, simply, shortly after sundown, with my older children. (In case you stay within the northern hemisphere, search for the 2 vivid planets after sundown within the western sky.)

My preschooler joined us whereas we talked about how some superior Jupiter Enjoyable Info (see beneath), and then I pulled out the play dough. I restricted the colours to crimson, orange, and yellow. He fortunately designed 4 completely different “Jupiters” after which — on a distinct day — requested to repeat all the exercise!

Play dough is superior for growing tremendous motor abilities and pre-writing muscular tissues. Pulling it out once you speak about science lets children stretch their creativeness, creativity, and design habits! And, it is a fairly clear sensory exercise!

Listed below are a few of our favourite planet Jupiter Enjoyable Info:

** Jupiter’s ambiance has quite a lot of hydrogen and helium! (I might need made some hydrogen with my children… it is a enjoyable little chemical response, nevertheless it has the potential to be harmful.)

** Over 1,000 planets the dimensions of Earth can match inside Jupiter.

** Jupiter has sufficient gravity to carry on to greater than 80 moons!

** A yr on Jupiter takes greater than 11 years on Earth!

In case you make playdough planets, I would like to see them! Tag me on Fb (@PreschoolPowolPackets) or on Instagram (@Carla.Mae.Jansen)!

And click on right here for extra superior area themed actions, tasks, experiments, and printables!
Glad Educating,


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