Learning about Constellations using marshmallows and toothpicks.
Skill Development: Science
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- Marshmallows - we used mini ones
- Resources showing constellation
Let's create some constellations using mini marshmallows and toothpicks. Have fun and learn about the stars.
Gather your supplies and a few books or photos of different constellations to use as a reference guide. Added bonus to have an Among Us character or two to help us out!
For our Homeschool Units, we've been using Gather Round. This month we are studying Space and this particular lessons is on Constellations. I used this activity as a "soft start" to our day, which is where we begin our mornings with a fun, interactive activity that ties into our lessons.
There are many other great resources out there that show the constellations and descriptions.
I adore how my girls took their time reading and learning about the different constellations and then created some. Here she's creating the Big Dipper.
I'm an advocate and educator for Process Art, which means I'm always encouraging children to think outside the box and create however they wish. So why not create your own unique constellation!