Astronomy for Kids: Moon Crafts and Activities

If you’re looking for all kinds of moon-themed learning activities for kids, you’ll want to check out this collection. You’ll find science activities, moon crafts, and more!

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15+ Moon-Themed Crafts, Science Activities, Book Lists, and Sensory Play Ideas

My kids have been absolutely fascinated with the moon lately, so I’ve been on the search to find some quality moon-themed activities to do with them. Here are some of my favorites!


Moon Craft and Activities for Kids

Science Activities about the Moon

Science Activities for Kids about the Moon

Free Printable Moon Journal from Buggy and Buddy

DIY Moon Phase Puzzle from What Do We Do All Day?

Gross Motor Game to Learn the Phases of the Moon from Learn Play Imagine

Moon Phase Viewer Craft from What Do We Do All Day?


Moon Crafts and Art Projects

moon crafts for kids

Moon Craft from Fantastic Fun and Learning

A Big Old Moon Art Project from Tiny Rotten Peanuts

Eric Carle Inspired Moon Art (Touch and Feel Textured Moon) from I Heart Crafty Things

Puffy Paint Moon Craft from No Time for Flashcards

Moon Craft Mobile from Fantastic Fun and Learning


Moon-Themed Sensory Play

Moon Themed Sensory Play

Moon Dough Recipe for Play from Learn Play Imagine

Moon Painting from Mama Papa Bubba

Erupting Moon Rocks from Learn Play Imagine

Erupting Moon Dust Prewriting Activity from Learn Play Imagine


Moon-Themed Book Lists

Picture Books about the Moon from Buggy and Buddy

Books about the Moon from Fantastic Fun and Learning

Super Cool Moon Stuff for Kids from Tiny Rotten Peanuts

Moon Themed Books for Kids from Pragmatic Mom


Be sure to check out STEAM Kids book and ebook for even more creative STEM and STEAM ideas!

STEAM Kids: 50+ STEAM STEM activities for kids


Science for Kids: Moon Themed Crafts and Activities for Kids- including moon sensory play, moon art projects, and moon learning activities!


  1. These are great ideas for sparking an interest in astronomy! We will spend many summer evenings outdoors looking at the stars. I will have to try making a few of these with the kids.

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  2. Great ideas, my kids will love these x

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