Go beyond our planet and explore the fun topic of space for kids with our range of fun facts, free games, cool videos, interesting quizzes, science fair projects and more!
Learn about moons, planets, stars, comets, galaxies and all kinds of interesting space topics. As well as activities for children, there are also lesson plans and worksheets for teachers, ideas for parents and lots of free teaching resources for anyone interested in learning about space or other science subjects online.
Challenge your space knowledge by trying one of our fun space quizzes. How much do you know about stars, moons, planets and astronauts?
Can you name the second biggest planet in our solar system? Take the challenge of our fun space quiz for kids.
Space Word Scramble
Can you unscramble all the space related words? There's twenty in total and they're sure to test how much you know about space.
Have fun learning about space with this interactive game. Discover how the Earth and Moon orbit the Sun, how long it takes the Earth to spin on its axis and more.
Earth, Sun and Moon
Do you know how long it takes for the Earth to orbit the Sun? How about how long it takes the Moon to orbit Earth? Find out the answer to these and more Earth, Sun and Moon questions with this fun space game for kids.
Get some great ideas for a range of fun space science fair projects. Check out our suggested topics, find one you like and give it a go!
Space Science Fair Project Ideas
Check out all our space and astronomy related science fair project ideas for kids. Choose from a number of questions and topics including:
- Make your own constellations from stars in the night sky.
- Study the phases of the moon.
- How does the temperature vary from the center of the sun to the surface?
- Create a model mars rover that can handle rocky surfaces.
Check out our awesome range of free space pictures, photos and diagrams.
Find interesting images of galaxies, planets, space shuttles, comets, meteoroids, moon phases and more.
Check out these fun space facts for kids and learn more about the Sun, the Moon, comets, the Solar System, asteroids and more.
Learn about Halley's Comet, why comets have tails, what they're made of and lots more with our interesting range of comet facts.
Located at the center of the Solar System, the Sun is the closest star to Earth and provides the light and heat we need to survive.
Did you know that because of the way the Moon rotates as it orbits the Earth, we only see around half of its surface? Enjoy more fun moon facts.
Solar System Facts
Learn about the Sun, terrestrial planets, gas giants, asteroid belt and where the Earth fits into the Solar System.
Struggling with some difficult space words? Check out our space definitions for a simple guide to a range of space related language.
Take a look at these great space videos. Learn how Mars rovers explore the surface of Mars, learn about the Sun, watch a space shuttle launch, see original footage of the first Moon landing and more.
Learn what a Mars rover does while exploring the surface of the red planet.
See the space shuttle Discovery blast off from its launch pad.
Watch original footage from the first ever moon landing in 1969.
Learn about the Sun with this interesting space video.
Enjoy a range of space lesson plans, teaching resources, classroom ideas and fun worksheets. Find activities and information on topics such living on the Moon, making a comet and more.
Make a Comet
Make a comet and follow its path through the Solar System with this fun space lesson plan for kids.
Living on the Moon
What would life be like if you were living on the Moon or another planet? Design and build a futuristic city with this in mind.
Make a Spaceship
Create a spaceship, satellite or space station using recycled objects such as cardboard and bottles.
Space Word Search
How quickly can you find words related to space? Find out with this printable space word search for kids.
Enjoy our amazing planet facts. Learn about terrestrial planets such as Venus and Mars as well as gas giants like Jupiter and Saturn. Find out how big they are, what their surface is like and what makes them unique.
Check out our interesting facts about Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun.
Learn about Venus, a planet featuring a size and gravity similar to that of Earth.
Did you know that Mars is home to the biggest volcano in the Solar System?
Enjoy a range of fun facts about Jupiter, the largest planet in the Solar System.