Space resources for primary

Hand-picked resources to support primary-aged pupils discover more about space

Tes Resources Team

Space rockets and pencils on a desk, space resources for primary

Space is a topic that many children enjoy learning about. From the movement and positioning of the planets and the way in which the moon orbits Earth to space exploration and travel, there's so much to satisfy enquiring minds. Whether you're looking for resources to help your pupils learn about space or inspiration for a new topic, this hand-picked collection of resources is ideal for young explorers.

Space Creative Activity Pack
YoungWriters

Space Creative Activity Pack

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Suitable for KS2. Includes space facts, story starter writing activity, space poetry workshop, recommended space-themed books, wordsearch, quiz, answer sheet, how to make orbiting planets activity, colouring pages. Complements our Space-themed Teacher Pack.
Materials Challenge: Make a space teddy powerpoint
joymears

Materials Challenge: Make a space teddy powerpoint

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I created this challenge for KS1 children as a way of assessing who understood different material qualities. it came at the end of a unit of work on space and materials. It was designed so the children could apply their learning of opaque/transparent/translucent, waterproof, warm and heavy, It also ...
Food in Space / KS1&2 / Healthy Food
mariesteachingresources

Food in Space / KS1&2 / Healthy Food

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Includes 7 fact sheets and 5 worksheets Fact Sheets Introduction: can be used in Literacy / Reading / Comprehension: ** What is it like to eat in space?****** part 1 and 2 - explaining how food was developed for space missions ** Types of Foods** information about the eight food cate...
Models of the Solar System - Year 5
Online_Teaching_Resources

Models of the Solar System - Year 5

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Models of the Solar System - Year 5 Year 5 science programme of study - Earth and space In this teaching resource, pupils will learn how ideas about the solar system have changed over time and look at the geocentric and heliocentric models. Content includes: 1. Class discussion about what they t...
Space foldable sequencing activities
Gemma Waters

Space foldable sequencing activities

2 Resources
These fun foldouts are a memorable way of teaching the planets in our solar system and the phases of the moon. Use as a science centre, for an interactive notebook or to support learning/lessons around space, including International Space Week. **Sequencing the planets** There are 3 similar templa...
Year 2 Living in Space Comprehension - Science
Blossoming Minds

Year 2 Living in Space Comprehension - Science

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This resource is a non-fiction comprehension activity for year 2. The theme of the comprehension is **'living in space'** and the booklet covers what it is like for astronauts living in space stations, including what they eat, how they sleep, how they exercise and what they do in their spare time. I...