14 Moon Activities for Kids

There are so many ways to learn about the moon, from the scientific to the sensory, children of any age can make a start in learning about the moon!

I’ve gathered together 14 of my favourite moon activities, categorised by science activities, art and crafts, and sensory activities.

Fun activities to learn about the moon. Moon Science, moon crafts and moon themed sensory activities

Science activities to learn about the Moon

phases of the moon experiment

Try this Phases of the moon experiment from We Made That


Make a Moon phase viewer with instructions from What Do We Do All Day

phases of the moon puzzle

Phases of the moon puzzle from What Do We Do All Day

IMG_7258-500x333Learn why there are craters on the moon with this hands on experiment from I Can Teach My Child

img_3674Learning about the moon with these ideas from Creekside Learning, including Oreos experiment

Moon themed Art & Crafts

IMG_1672-1024x683Moon Craft from “N is for Night Sky” from Fantastic Fun and Learning

img_6765Moon Painting from Mama Papa Bubba

phases of the moon mobile

Phases of the moon mobile from Creative Family Fun

puffy-paint-moon-craft-for-kidsPuffy paint moon from No Time for Flashcards

Moon Themed Sensory Activities


Space in a bowl from Building Blocks and Acorns

moon-sand5Make your own moon sand from Kids Activities Blog

moondoughpinMessy play with moon dough here at In The Playroom

playing with small world sensory moonLunar landscape sensory small world from The Imagination Tree


Moon sensory bin from Simply Home Blog

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Do You Speak English Moon by Francesca Simon 

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12 thoughts on “14 Moon Activities for Kids”

  1. Great post! I love looking up into the night sky (I even caught sight of the ISS a couple of months ago) and I think children should learn all about what’s out there too 🙂

  2. The lunar landscape looks amazing! Will have to give it a go x
    Thanks for sharing these, I can see we will be having lots of fun learning about the moon 🙂 x

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