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Space Camp

My little scientists love anything out of this world, so we are excited to host our own Space Camp!

This week will take a close look at the moon, stars, and galaxy. We will read books about space, do space-related art and science projects and visit the US Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville Alabama.

Highlights for this week include

  • Creating Space Stained Sun Catcher
  • Launching Bottle Rockets
  • Watching Space Jam 2
  • Making Astronaut Ice Cream.

As always, you are welcome to join us. The supply list and schedule are listed below.

July 26-July 30

Art/CraftChalk Galaxy Pastels Space Stained Sun Catchers
Make DIY Galaxy Playdoh
Galaxy Jar
Indoor ActivityWatch Space Jam Play Drone Home
Balloon RocketsPlay Space Race Board Game
Outdoor Activity swimming Bottle Rocketsswimming Check out the night sky with our telescope
Food Fun
Oreo Moon Phases

Edible Constellations
Make Astronaut Ice Cream Rocket Kabobs
Resources/BooksDo you really want to visit Mercury?

Do you really want to visit Venus

How Do Space Vehicles Work
Do you really want to visit Mars?

Learn about The Galaxy

Do you really want to visit the moon?

Field Trip Fridays

Where We Are GoingOther Fieldtrip Ideas
US Space & Rocket Center
Huntsville, AL.

Local Science Museum

Activity Supply List

We use a combination of the supplies on this list as well as some supplies we already have at home. We do receive a small commission for any purchases made using the included links

Chalk Pastel Art
  • Black drawing paper, chalk pastel paper, scrapbook paper or construction paper
  • Chalk pastels
  • Blending stick or q-tips (optional)
  • Paper towels
  • Workable fixative (optional)
Space Stained Glass Suncatchers
  • clear plastic plates 
  • Pebeo Vitrail stained glass paints (blue, purple, pink, white and golden were the primary colours)
  • white acrylic paint
  • pipettes & brushes

Galaxy Playdough
  • Flour
  • Salt
  • Cream of tater
  • Vegetable oil
  • Black gel food coloring
  • Blue glitter
  • Pink glitter
  • Black glitter
  • Silver glitter
Galaxy Jars
  • jar, 
  • water,
  • fine glitter,
  • paint, and
  • a ton of cotton balls.
Bottle Rocket
  • An empty, rinsed pop/soda bottle
  • Baking Soda
  • Vinegar
  • Paper towel
  • A cork (or substitute something like a pool noodle piece, a cork will give more power to your launch!)
  • Your newly constructed launchpad
Astronaut Ice Cream

6 large egg whites, at room temperature

1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

1 1/2 cups sugar

1 tablespoon vanilla extract (or 1 tsp peppermint extract)

Gel food coloring (optional)

Mini chocolate chips for the mint chip flavor