Stars, Stars, Stars
Stars, Stars, Stars Welcome to the ELO! Have fun in the “sky” with us!

Today’s Activities


After watching the Mystery Science video, answer the following questions with complete sentences, either on paper or out loud to an adult.

1. Who created the constellations? Why do you think that?

2. What did this lesson make you curious about?

3. What other questions do you have about the constellations?

4. How many constellations can you find at night?

create a constellation

First, watch the mini-lesson from Mystery Science that explains all about constellations.

Next, you can watch the youtube video that shows different constellations within the sky.

Then, have fun creating a constellation, using mini marshmallows, toothpicks, string, or yarn.

Before bed, ask an adult if you can lay on a blanket outside and look for different constellations that you see in the night sky.

hip hop astronaut

Get your Outerspace wiggles out with this Hip Hop Astronaut.

make an alien

Make an alien using playdough. Add on antennas, googly eyes, and any other alien features. Search around your house to make him creative and silly.

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