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The Solar System

Fun, creative activities for kids, including kids craft ideas to keep them amused for hours!

All About The Solar System Blackline Masters

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Explore the Universe with our All About The Solar System Blackline Masters! Construct and decorate an Astronaut, Rocket or Planet and even create your own Space Activity Book!

All these blackline masters can be completed in a variety of ways. Below are some hints and tips to help you get the most out of your blackline masters. These activities will equip children with important skills like colouring, cutting, gluing, folding, constructing and creative thinking.

  • Click the Download Template button above to download full size printable PDF versions of the below activities!
  • Step 1Saturn Colouring Sheet - Ask students to colour and decorate their planet. Use collage items like crepe and cellophane covered in glitter paint for a tactile effect.
  • Step 2Planets Colouring Sheet - Ask students to colour and decorate their planets in colours and patterns that reflect each planet in the Solar System. They can then cut out their planets and use them for a planet mobile or a large class display.
  • Step 3Alien Finger Puppets - Create your own Alien Finger Puppets with this blackline master! Print, decorate, cut out and assemble your finger puppets for a fun and creative activity.
  • Step 4Design Your Own Rocket - Design a rocket using drawing and collage materials or even patterned craft paper! Once complete, cut out your rocket and hang or display it around the classroom.
  • Step 5Rocket Colouring Sheet - Colour and decorate this rocket scene for a quick and easy craft activity. Don't forget you can enlarge or shrink the colouring sheet using a photocopier!
  • Step 6Space Activity Book - Create a Solar System puzzle book! Includes a cover page, word search, maze and connect the dot (dot-to-dot) activity.
  • Step 7Astronaut Colouring Sheet - Ask students to colour and decorate their sheet for a quick and easy craft activity. Remember these sheets can be enlarged or reduced on a photocopier according to your requirements. You could make a large A3 poster for group decorating.
  • Step 8Space Symbols - These symbols can be used as decorations or embellishments once decorated using markers or pencils. Includes a star, rocket, solar system, night sky, astronaut, alien, Saturn and spaceship symbol.
  • Step 9Construct an Astronaut - Decorate the Astronaut. Once cut out, use paper fasteners to create a moveable astronaut or alternatively use glue to attach the head, arms and legs.
  • Step 10Stars Colouring Sheet - Decorate the stars using drawing or collage materials. You could even add glitter glue or sequins to make the stars sparkle! Once complete, cut out the stars and use them to decorate your classroom.

Materials used in this activity

CleverPatch Junior PVA Glue
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Product Code: 10364 250ml
EACH $5.49 (inc GST) $4.99 (ex GST)
36 or more $3.29 (inc GST) $2.99 (ex GST)          
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Cup Sequins - Multi
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Product Code: 11126 50g Pack
EACH $4.39 (inc GST) $3.99 (ex GST)
5 to 9 $3.29 (inc GST) $2.99 (ex GST) 10 or more $2.74 (inc GST) $2.49 (ex GST)
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Product Code: 15495 Pack of 6
EACH $5.49 (inc GST) $4.99 (ex GST)
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Rhinestones
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Product Code: 15624 100g Pack
EACH $8.79 (inc GST) $7.99 (ex GST)
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CleverPatch Cover Paper - White - A4
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Product Code: 16142 Pack of 250
EACH $15.39 (inc GST) $13.99 (ex GST)
3 or more $12.09 (inc GST) $10.99 (ex GST)          
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CleverPatch Triangular Coloured Markers
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Product Code: 16232 Pack of 10
EACH $6.59 (inc GST) $5.99 (ex GST)
5 or more $4.94 (inc GST) $4.49 (ex GST)          
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HB Pencils
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Product Code: 16618 Pack of 20
EACH $6.59 (inc GST) $5.99 (ex GST)
5 or more $4.94 (inc GST) $4.49 (ex GST)          
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CleverPatch Acrylic Paint Tubes - 75ml
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Product Code: 17335 Set of 12 colours
EACH $31.57 (inc GST) $28.70 (ex GST)
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CleverPatch Glitter Shakers - 9g
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Product Code: 17914 Set of 7 colours
EACH $6.93 (inc GST) $6.30 (ex GST)
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