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Are you searching for a fun way to teach your kids about the planets, then these simple planet STEM activity sheets could be for you? We have a solar system sorting game for the kids to try with you. This is such a great way to help children to learn a little bit more about the solar system, and Earth’s place within it.

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Simple Planets STEM Activity

This simple planets STEM activity sheet is designed to help inspire you to educate your kids about our solar system. This activity sheet features the planets in large to small order. Underneath each planet, you’ll see a little sentence about the planet. The activity is taken from a book from Quarto Knows, A Quick History Of the Universe. This is a lovely book for younger children, and a great intro to the cosmos.

A Quick History Of the Universe

This is a lovely book from Quarto Kids, written by Clive Gifford and Rob Flowers.

The book gives kids a whistle stop tour of the universe starting with the big bang, and answering lots of the questions that inquisitive kids are going to have about how we all got here. Check it out now!

Questions that the book answers include everything from what was the universe like at the start, and how exactly do stars die.

This particular solar system sorting game answers a few other questions too, such as how far away the sun is from Earth, how cold the planet is, and other fun details that will entice your kids to want to learn more about the solar system and planets.

Simple Planets STEM Activity

With this page one of the simple planets STEM activity sheet, your kids will be able to draw a line to place the planets in their correct position from the sun. The hints, or blurbs, underneath each planet, will guide your kids towards making the right choices.

You’ll see the first planet, Venus has been drawn for your kids. This is the second closest planet to the sun.

Simple Planets

Above, you’ll see page two of the simple planets STEM activity sheet. This second page of your activity download is an answer sheet. You can use this sheet to discuss each planet with your kids.

This activity sheet is a simple worksheet to teach kids about the planets as they work to learn more about the world around them. It’s important to help your kids become more engaged in fun educational activities like this STEM activity to enhance their understanding of our solar system, and perhaps be intrigued to want to learn more about the world they live in.

To download it, just click on the circular image below, and it is yours.

We do hope you like this activity, if you are looking or other STEM activities on the site, then we do have some great ones for you to try with the kids. Most of them are activity sheets, but we do have the odd science experiment as well. Why not take a look?

Fun STEM Activities

If you're looking to create something fun with your kids then these STEM activities are for you! We hope you enjoy them.

Science is, of course, an important part of kids’ learning, helping to build problem solving skills, dexterity, and critical reasoning as well. If you are after even more ideas for STEM with the kids, why not take a look at these ideas as well?

More STEM ideas from the web

Combine learning and fun with these STEM ideas from around the web.

You never know, you make have a budding scientist just trying to break out in your house!

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