As a kid, I had always enjoyed dreaming about outer space and the distant planets. Star gazing is something I still enjoy as an adult. So, when my son developed a new love for outer space, I learnt a lot along with him and also came across interesting ideas that can make learning fun for kids! This summer, we give you a list of some of the best spacecraft activities that your kids will enjoy making!
A DIY telescope is every child's fantasy! There are many different ways to make your own telescope, but the fundamentals are always going to be similar. It’s possible to make one from scratch using the items you may already have at home. Read more here.
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I was always intrigued by UFOs as a kid!. Boys and girls alike will love making this fun UFO from paper plates and craft jewels. So have fun, making a flying saucer with the materials you have at home already. Read more here.
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Kids love things that glow in the dark! Did you know that you can make your own glow-in-the-dark-room decorations with a little paint and a recycled cereal box? It’s easy but the kids might need your help in getting the paints sprayed right. Read more here.
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Turn a simple cardboard tube into an adorable rocket for your little astronauts! Cardboard tube is an amazing building material for kids with which you can do a lot to engage the kids. Make some tiny holes and place your child's little friends to set them off on a spacecraft mission!Read more here.
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Who can say no to play dough?! I keep getting my kid supplies of playdough every time I go to the market. Squishing, rolling, sculpting and moulding, young children simply love to play with playdough. Add some props from around the home like stars, marbles, glitter etc and the playdough turns into outer space in no time! Read more here.
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Star gazing is fun and how! Create a magical starry night using a flash light to fascinate your friends and family in the comfort of your room. It's fun, simple and can be made in no time. Read more here.
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A Sensory Box is a container filled with any kind of tactile fillers that children can explore using their senses like sight, touch and smell. It's a great way for children to learn about their surroundings, engage their senses and also to calm them and help them build focus. You could use practically anything with a texture as a filler for the sensory box. Read more here.
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Making a solar system model is fun and engaging! Watch your kids ace the names of the planets with this fun activity! There are many ways to make a solar system model, but this colourful solar system mobile is the easiest and a stylish addition to any nursery. Read more here.
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Put your old PET bottles to good use with this easy and simple to-do craft. Kids will enjoy the jet-pack which can be made with minimum supplies. So get set to take off! Read more here.
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