phases of the moon

DIY | Phases Of The Moon For Kids (3 Ways)

Have your kids ever asked you why is the moon looking smaller one day and bigger a few days later? Or why is there no moon at all on a particular night? Children have so many questions that they want us to answer and sometimes we're at a loss at how to best explain it to them.

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The different phases of the moon is a topic that kids learn in school, but we thought it would be fun if you could teach them the different phases using these three interesting ways. Do you know the different phases that the moon appears in the sky? They are New Moon, Waxing Crescent, Waxing Half, Waxing Gibbous, Full Moon, Waning Gibbous, Waning Half and Waning Crescent.

Now watch the video to see how you can making learning fun and interesting for your kids.

Materials You Will Need For The 1st DIY Using Oreos

  • Oreo Biscuits
  • Butter Knife
  • Plate
  • Paper Tags
  • Pen

Materials You need For 2nd DIY Using A Paper Plate

  • Paper Plate
  • Black Paint
  • Chart Paper - black and white
  • Popsicle Stick
  • White Pen
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Material You Need For 3rd DIY - Moon Chart

  • Chart Paper - Black & White
  • Split Pins
  • Glue
  • White Pen

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Did you enjoy the video? Tell us or show us how your moon chart came out. We love hearing from our subscribers.

You could even listen to what the phases of the moon are in our kid-friendly radio spot about phases of the moon right here!


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