Check out this awesome link to themoonon Google! We spent the last two weeks focusing on outer space during our social studies/science block. The children were concerned about Pluto and its recent downgrade to dwarf planet. J asked, "Do you think Pluto feels sad?" For the rest of the study, "Poor Pluto" received the most inquiries.
Silver paint helped us create our astronaut helmets. We tipped our chairs over and prepared to blastoff!