Moon Activities and Lesson Plans (Links)

moonact – Check out these amazing moon photos by photographer, Laurent Laveder!

Why does the moon look so big on the horizon? Ever wonder why the moon appears larger when it’s near the horizon? Watch this brief video for an explanation of a phenomenon called the “Moon Illusion”!

Moon Phases Demonstration – Emily Morgan, author of Next Time You See the Moon, takes you through the phases of the Moon in a demonstration that will be easy to replicate in your own classroom.

NASA | A View From The Other Side – The Moon Like You Have Never Seen It Before

How Far Could You Jump on the Moon? – Fun way to learn about gravity!

Simple Science Experiment for Kids: Why are there craters on the moon?

Moon Olympics-Scholastic– What would it be like to play sports on the Moon?  Compete in the Moon Olympics to find out.

Moon Art– Preschool Moon theme activities

Observing the Moon-Stardate – Does the Moon always look the same?

Magnificent Desolation-Walking on the Moon– Educator’s Guide:  Take your students for a walk on the moon.

Phases of the Moon– Moon Activities {and a free printable!}

Puffy Paint Moon Craft– Make your own puffy moon!

Montessori Monday – Montessori-Inspired Moon Unit

Moon Activities for Kids – 5 Moon activities!

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