Solar System Cards, Mat, Crafts, and Songs
A fantastic idea for a DIY solar system mat that was shared on the "Let It Be Montessori" blog. You're taken step-by-step through the process of making this brilliant mat (with pictures too) - which makes it so much easier to follow along! A fantastic addition to your culture area. Go take a look.
You can learn how to make your own papier-mâché planets here. It's labor intensive, but it's a lot more affordable than purchasing them.
Of course, you can use our 3-Part Solar System Cards to help teach the names of the planets.
And the children can learn some fact about the solar system by reading through our Solar System Book.
Make a solar system with styrofoam balls .... Read the entire article.