kidzpark
Home | FAQ | Contact Us | View Cart | Login / Register  


Kids Science Activities

Observation of Moon
Materials Required
  • A Chart Sheet.
How to do it

This project work for kindergarten kids goes on for a month to observe the moon  and its cycle.

Make a chart with the direction(east or west) and the phase of the moon.(whether it is growing phase..).

Introduce the words waxing and waning phases of moon. Kids are introduced to two new scienctific words.

Start it on a new moon day.

Ask the child to see whether they were able to see the moon. Explain them it is the new moon day.

On third day, when the moon will be visible for very few minutes, be alert to see the moon and show it to your child.

Make the kid, note down the direction the moon appears.

The daily work should go on till the full moon day.

Then finally study the chart with your child.

May be your child one day will become an astronaut and visit the moon.

What is learnt

  • The child will know on which direction the moon appears on the waxing and waning phase. Even most adults don't know about this.
  • Kids will get familiar with the full moon day and the new moon day.


Add to My Article | Refer this Article | Print this Article



Comments on this article
maha, mumbaiMonday, January 25, 2010
a good nature reading method for children. really good activity.

Write your Comments on this Article
Article Title Observation of Moon
Your Name
Place of Residence
Your E-mail
Your Comment
 
Security Validation
Enter the characters in the image above
 
Kindergarten Activities
How To Make An Animal Collage Game For A Friend
Living and Non Living Things
How I Learnt About Growth Of Seeds
Bath Salts For Grandma
Light and Shadow
Why Ice Turns Slippery
Make Your own Pinecone Bird Feeder
How I Played With Alphabets And Hints And Formed Words.
Hot or cold
How I Made Clouds And Rain In A Glass Box.
Fish and Bubbles
How I Learnt About Growing Molds
Make Clowns with shapes - 2
The Best Way To Cross The River
Movement of Water Molecules
Play with rhythm
Pencil magic
How I Found Equal Weight Is Not Equal Volume
Wind Activity
Paint The Fence With Colors Today