We are joining in the 2012 World Space Week celebrations this week and have been having lots of fun playing our DIY Blast Off! space game.
The game is fun to play and gives you lots of scope to work on counting, subtracting, multiplication, number patterns, lively actions and space facts.
It’s versatile and can be adapted for children of different ages – and it’s really easy to make. Here’s how to make and play Blast Off! together with a great selection of other space games and activities you can use to explore all about space.
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Following on from our water bead science experiment, this week we’ve been enjoying some imaginative space play in our water bead sensory tub. With rockets, aliens and a lunar landscape the children have been stretching their imaginations and playing in a totally different world. Here’s how they took their water beads into outer space.
At the beginning of the school holidays when I was restocking our making box I wondered what the children would create from the materials we had – turns out plastic drinking cups make great junk model space rockets! Read more »