Books to Awaken Your Child’s Fascination with Outer Space.
Young Children are curious about the world around them — and that includes everything that’s in the sky, too! You can help encourage their natural curiosity, and take the first steps toward building a life-long love of learning, by making sure that they have plenty of books around them.
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Here are a few terrific books about space to help your budding astronomer get started. He or she is sure to enjoy hearing these factual — and fictional — stories about space. And, best of all, you’ll have just as much fun reading them to your child!
Space Books to Read Aloud
Olivia Blasts Off!
The always-popular Olivia has a project that takes her imagination on a tour of the solar system. A fun story — and there are stickers, too!
Learning about the Constellations
There are many wonderful stories about the constellations, and this book provides a good introduction, as well as helping your child to identify them. A beautiful book, recommended for children preschool through grade 3.
Stories about the Sky for Young Children
Space Crafts and Activities for Young Children
Well, really, who doesn’t love crafts? This book has 10 easy-to-do projects that use easily accessible materials. You child can make a NOrth Star finder, a mobile that shows the phases of the moon, and lots more.
Books about Space Travel for Young Kids
Here Comes Science by They Could Be Giants
Ever since I heard this song, I haven’t been able to get it out of my head. They Could Be Giants have produced a lot of really catchy songs for little people. This collection is all about science, and includes both an audio CD and a video DVD.