Futuristic Activities for Kids: Fly to the Moon Lesson Plans and Companion Games

Activities for Outer Space Moon Lesson

Looking for new ideas for a children's Homeschool or VBS Futuristic Outer Space or Moon lesson for the kids? These futuristic activities for kids are fun and educational. We've included a few Outdoor games for P.E. activities too. Enjoy!

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Futuristic Space Astronaut Backdrop for Photo Booth Op.  
Outer Space theme VBS fun for school fundraiser too.

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This is our futuristic astronaut space station or rocket control panel for VBS made from recycled items. Designed by Jessica Barnes.

Science Kids offers a neat Living on the Moon lesson plan. For younger children you can pair it with our Night by the light of the moon activity for preschool, or why not build your own Moon habitat like this one at NASA Space Place Kids.

Futuristic Outer Space VBS ideas for kids phone science
The science of voice travelling through space: The cup telephone.

Futuristic VBS Space Station for Kids Children Creative Play Classroom Skit Set Backdrop Ideas
Space Station backdrop for pretend play. Great for School Skit or play on Outer Space.  Built by St. John's Episcopal Church volunteers. Used in Futuristic Space Age VBS program.

NASA Kids:

Build your own rocket powered by bubbles or Space Astronaut online coloring pages

Looking for new ideas for a children's Home school or VBS Futuristic Outer Space or Moon lesson for the kids
That's me and Mayhem working on the space station or rocket ship control boards. Dryer vents make great futuristic communication devices. The chairs were in the church office. Retro turns space age.

From DLTK Kids:
Orbiting Space Paper plate craft with printable templates including UFO, Space Shuttle, Alien, and Astronaut. 

Futuristic Activities for Kids

Recommended Reading:

Roaring Rockets (Amazing Machines)

Companion Projects: Universe Lesson Plans

Companion Craft: Cardboard Tube Craft

Futuristic Architecture Ideas

From NASA.gov
Visit a Futuristic Lunar Settlement in this Moon-base Alpha online game from NASA.  

From National Geographic Kids

The first moon landing video
Moon Quiz from National Geographic Kids.

Indoor/Outdoor Games for Children

Blast Off Astronaut Circle Game
Robot Scavenger Hunt
Defying Gravity

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Lora is a homeschooling mom, writer, creator of Kids Creative Chaos, and Director of the Play Connection.