Category Archives: Astronomy crafts

Saturn ornament

I just saw this picture online, and now I’m getting ideas for some spacey Christmas ornament crafts. Do you have any favorite spacey ornaments? Please share a pic! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Advertisements

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Glow-in-the-dark planets puzzle, flashlights, and “darkoscopes”

The astronomonsters’ favorite Christmas gift this year was their Glow-in-the-Dark Space puzzle. It’s a 2×3 feet floor puzzle with 100 pieces. The backside is a black-line drawing of the planets so kids can color it if they want. The colored … Continue reading

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Magnetic Solar System Attractive to Astronomonsters

One of my astronomonsters’ favorite toys this week is the Magnetic Solar System by Smethport. It folds open like a book. Inside, the Sun is on the top left corner, and orbit lines are drawn so kids can place their … Continue reading

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Commission: Earth Structural Layer Cake

Amazing Earth cake found here:  Commission: Earth Structural Layer Cake. The Cakecrumbs blogger also has an amazing Jupiter Structural Layer Cake with more commentary on making such a cake, and a Spherical Concentric Layer Cake Tutorial. Great work, Rhiannon!

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DIY Galaxy Shoes

I just ran across this cool tutorial to┬ámake your own galaxy shoes! I think I will need to try this for my astronomonsters. If you don’t want to make them for yourself, it appears that there are a couple of … Continue reading

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