Outer space learning binder for preschool

In this article, you’ll find a totally free preschool space activities learning binder!

It is finally here! My preschool space activities binder I’ve been working on for the past few weeks.

If you’ve been looking for high-quality preschool space theme printables then this learning binder won’t disappoint you.

Children will learn their first facts about outer space and our solar system. And additionally, they’ll work on the typical preschool skills – counting, comparing, tracing, matching, sorting, and more.

Worksheets with planets

Preschool space activities binder

If you have never heard of Here we are: Notes for living on planet Earth, I highly recommend you get this book for your children.

My kids and I were totally blown away by this book. And so is everybody else who gets to read it with us.

Thanks to this book one of my boys fell in love with space. And that’s the reason I decided to create this outer space activity binder. To further his interest.

So whether you’re trying to teach the solar system to your preschoolers or simply want to add some space-themed printables to your lesson plan, this binder will serve you well.

Preschoolers will work on these skills:

  • matching and comparing
  • tracing numbers, lines, and circles
  • sorting by day and night
  • patterns
  • puzzles
  • counting up to 12
  • ordering by size

Each activity is based on a simple space fact easy enough to understand by preschoolers.

That’s why it’s important you go through these preschool activities with them first. Depending on your child’s interest, you can always talk more about each page.

And don’t worry if you don’t have all the space facts in place. There are many great websites about space for kids I will briefly mention at the end of this post.

Make the outer space learning binder for preschoolers

What you’ll need:

  • paper and printer
  • laminator (optional)
  • scissors
  • hook and loop fasteners/tape
  • binder or folder

The activities are most suitable for children between 3 to 5 years old.

You can choose to make a learning binder with laminated pages or simply print out the pages and use them as worksheets.

But I think it’s definitely worth it to make the binder even though it requires some prep time.

That way your children can play and learn over and over again!

Feel free to use it in your preschool class or at home.

To download, go to the bottom of this page and click the download button.

Outer space activities for preschoolers

Here, you can have a peek at all the activities included in this printable bundle.

Planets shadow matching

Shadow matching is a great activity for visual discrimination. It is often used in occupational therapy too.

space learning binder

Tracing the orbits

Tracing circles is a good pre-writing activity for preschoolers. Simply attach a dry-erase marker to the binder or let your child use washable markers (that’s what I prefer).

tracing the orbits

Day and night sorting

You can build on this activity and talk more about the daily rhythm and routines. Have your child come up with other day/night activities.

space learning activities

The Moon puzzle

There is a grid attached to help with the puzzle. Feel free to skip it if you think your child can build it without help.

the Moon puzzle

Rocket launch countdown

Build a rocket puzzle

Ordering planets by size

You might also like my Big and small worksheets for preschoolers.

Counting stars 1 to 12

Use this activity for learning numbers 1 to 12. But you can always make it into a skip counting game or missing numbers game.

Just add some numbers and skip others and let your child place the rest incorrectly.

Outer space patterns

Tracing lines

And as I mentioned earlier, you might like these websites for kids dedicated to space and to learn about the solar system:

I really hope your children will enjoy this space theme activity binder!

Music used in video by Bensound.com

40 thoughts on “Outer space learning binder for preschool”

  1. I work at a center for kids with Autism and this unit will be perfect for our group activities for this week! Thank you!!

  2. Ohhh thank you thank you thank you, I am writing from Turkey and I feel so lucky to find all these activities. You can’t imagine how much you helped.

  3. Thank you so much for this; we are in Dubai and I happen to have some space themed items. Anyway, my son is very excited about “Mommy School” later today. And now, thanks to this, so am I 🙂

  4. Thank you so much for sharing what you have prepared for your students. It comes so useful for us, parents, at a time when we have to homeschool our children while attending to many other things in the home front. Strength and gratitude to all teachers!

  5. This is absolutely out of this world awesome! My toddler twins will be over the moon to complete these activities this week. Thank you for your kindness in sharing your creatvity!

  6. Heya,

    Am a mommy from India. Just loved your sheets. Thanks a ton for sharing your creativity and your efforts!
    Stay blessed 🙂

  7. Hey..Thank you so much for sharing all your creativity and hard work..I was searching for printables for my 2.9 year old toddler and I found you..am glad that I found you.. thanks a lot and you are such a lovely and generous person… 😘❤

  8. Hello Thanks so much , have been looking for planets for my nephew to learn and this is great. great job joann from Puerto Rico .

  9. You truly a life safer with covert 19 I want to pull out my hair with regards to teaching my kids every pg asks for money and subscription and nothing is as good as your work.

    Thank you Thank you !!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. Many thanks for your creative outer space binder which I will be using with my autistic, summer school students. You are so kind to share so much!

  11. Hi, this is so awesome! We do our science family style, and this will be so great for my preschooler! Thank you very much.

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