Star Christmas Ornaments



Here is a fun simple way for children to  make star ornaments for  the ” Christmas Tree”!  You will need the following supplies to get started!



Pre Cut Star Shapes



Confetti Suggestions: See List Below

Iridescent Metallic Confetti

 Sparkling Snow Confetti

Blue & White Snow Flake Confetti



Hole Punch ( Optional)



Place individual stars on newspaper.

Place a hole in top of star for  ribbon.

Cover pre cut  star shapes with glue.

Sprinkle confetti over glue covered star.

Let star dry.

Once dry hang your stars on your tree!



Simple Temperature Star Cookies For The Holidays!!


Our night sky may appear to have stars of the same color.  Look closely the next time you view the stars at night. You will notice that some stars are colored.  Colored stars help us to determine the temperature of  a star.   A star can be defined as a natural luminous body visible in the sky especially at night.

Temperature Star Information

Blue White Stars- Hottest

White Stars- Warmer Than Average

Yellow Stars-Average Temperature

Orange Stars-Cooler Than Average

Red Stars-Coolest

This holiday seasons create a little fun in the kitchen with some cool simple “Star  Temperature Cookies”.  Please view directions below!


Baked Short Bread or Sugar Cookies

Food Coloring – Red, Yellow, Blue

White Icing


Place cookies on individual plates.

Mix food coloring with white icing to create the following colors: Red, Yellow, Blue .

Red + White= Red Icing

Yellow + White = Yellow Icing

Blue + White= Blue Icing

Icing cookies to create your simple “Temperature Holiday Star Cookies”!

Eat & Enjoy

Keep Looking Up At The Stars The Holiday Season!

Trick or Treat In the Night Sky on Halloween


As you Trick or Treat down your neighborhood streets take a look in the sky to see who you just might meet!  As you Trick or Treat!  Look up above at the groups of stars in your sky on “Halloween Night” to meet your seasonal constellations.  Constellations can be defined as a group of stars that make an imaginary shapes in the night sky.  They are usually named after mythological characters, people or animals and objects.

Here are a few characters you can look for:

The Winged Horse Pegasus- Four bright stars that form a square.

Princess Andromeda- Andromeda is connected to ” Pegasus” forming a “V”.

King Cepheus: Stars forming an upside down stick figure house.

Queen Cassiopeia- Stars forming the letter “W” .                                                                                    


Back To School Planet News!


Boys and Girls have you heard the news!  The planet, stars, comets and asteroids are on the move! Stay tune for more fun activities related to our Solar System.  In the mean time lets play a game.  Use the word bank to complete the following statements!  Creat a postcard or wirte a letter about the Solar System and send it to a friend! 

  See you soon!

                                                                                 Solar System Post Card Game

I am a star! 

I am the fastest planet!   

I am the hottest planet!

You live on me!

I am the Red Planet!

I am a rock floating between Mars and Jupiter!

I am the largest planet and also home to the” great red spot”! 

I have more rings than any other planet!

I am the only planet tipped on my side!

I am the eighth planet from the Sun!

                                                                                         Solar System Word Bank

Mercury       Venus         Earth     Mars             Jupiter         Saturn       Uranus        Neptune       Sun        Asteroids      Comets