Do you have little kids that are learning to count? They’ll love being able to count the planets in this I Spy Count the Planets Printable. Playing I Spy while learning a new concept like the planets allows them a way to practice counting skills in a fun, low-pressure way. Plus, they’ll be learning to visually identify the planets at the same time! That’s a double win/win for double learning.
This fun Count the Planets Printable is timeless! You can use it regardless of season or holiday.
I spy printables serve as a way to keep little ones engaged with a simple learning activity while mom is able to put a load of clothes in the washer. Or, when you are in the car and your child is bored you can have them working on this I Spy the Planets page.
How to Build Astronomical Vocabulary with I Spy Count the Planets Printable
Take learning further by engaging in the game with the child. Saying things like, “I spy the planet Saturn. What do you spy?” helps to build your child’s vocabulary skills. It teaches them how to understand the proper use of personal pronouns.
And, don’t forget you’ll be teaching them to identify the planets of the solar system; which will help them to begin building scientific vocabulary as well.
Kids of all ages are fascinated with the planets. Even the NASA engineers are still fascinated with the planets. They are diligently researching how we can possibly live on Mars. Maybe you’ve got a kid who is obsessed with the planets of the solar system. Perhaps, they dream of living on Mars one day.
If so, this I Spy Count the Planets Printable is just right for them.
But even if you’re just beginning to introduce the planets to your preschooler this printable provides a great way for them to begin to build visual memory of what the planets look like.
5 Reasons Why I Spy Count the Planets Printable is Educational
- Lays a foundation
- Builds a working visual memory for later learning and also helps to develop
- Helps to develop focus skills by having them focus on a visual search
- Builds vocabulary skills
- Develops beginner counting skills
While this is a simple activity, the I spy printable worksheet can help you foster a love of the planets, the solar system, and the entire universe from a very early age.
Solar System Curriculum in my shop:
Solar System Preschool Learning Kit: Instantly downloadable, 48 page workbook to help your preschooler learn about our Solar System. This is in unit study format. That means it covers many different subjects while sticking to the Space theme.
A to Z Solar System Letter Finds: Instantly downloadable, 26 page workbook to help your preschooler learn about our Solar System while reinforcing the letters of the alphabet.
Preschool Space Bundle: Includes the Solar System Learning Pack AND the Solar System Letter Finds Pack
Solar System Fact Files: Informational files about the planets in our solar system. Includes 8 Planets, 1 Dwarf Planet, and an instruction guide.
MEGA Solar System Printable Learning Kit – Includes everything above: the Solar System Learning Pack, the Solar System Letter Finds Pack, AND the Solar System Fact Files – save with the bundle. With 84 pages of learning fun, your child will stay engaged while strengthening many skills including fine motor!
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