Welcome to Virtual Little Wonders. This month, we're looking to the sky to investigate the moon, stars, and outer space.

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In this 5-minute video, museum educator Robyn teaches us about the planets, shows a replica of Tomanowos, the largest meteorite ever found in North America, and gives an overview the crafts and activities we're featuring this month.


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Story time
Watch and listen to the story, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, I Know Exactly What You Are, by Julia Kregenow, read with permission from Sourcebooks.


Star Drawing


Connecting the Stars
A constellation is a group of stars. Create your own constellations using this step-by-step guide.

Sensory Activity

Outer Space Sensory Bin
Children can use their senses and creativity to explore materials in this space-themed sensory bin. Here's how to put one together.

Constellation viewer

Constellation Viewer
Make your own constellations to view any time of day or night. Get started with this easy guide and constellation template.

Solar system mobile

Solar System Mobile
Learn the order of the planets in our solar system using these simple instructions. Download and print the template.


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