Monday, March 19, 2012

Blasting off my Rocket Reading Area

My kiddos were so excited to see this reading rocket today.  I feel bad that they have to wait 2 more days...until blast off (they can read/work in it). 

Our moon table the kiddos can sit at. 

Can you find the constellation in the sky? is a part of Big Bear.

Here is an ordering activity of the planets from the sun.  I have push pins in the wall under the stars labeled 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc. and the students can take the planets off and on to place in order.  We talked about Pluto not being a planet anymore!

Here is a "far~out" space freebie at our Teachers Notebook shop.  ZAP {right here} to go to our shop!   I got the math concept from one of Julie Lee's centers and "with permission" I was able to make it into a space themed center to share with you.  Have you heard of Mrs. Lee's Blog yet?     Click {here} and you will be mesmerized for hours!

The first blogger to comment on what is wrong with our post will get our "Farm Unit" for free.  Watch for our fun farm post very soon.  Hogs ~N~ Kisses! 

Amber & LuAnn  


  1. Is big bear a constellation???


  2. It appears that your planets are out of order!

  3. Planets are not in the right order from the sun :)

  4. Amalisa you are correct. The planets are out of order.

    The big dipper is a part of The Big Bear Constellation. If you look closley the yellow stars make the big dipper.

    Thanks for stopping!

  5. He he he! I love "finding" things. I have always loved picture finds and Where's Waldo! Your rocket is totally out of this world!


    Sprinkles to Kindergarten

  6. I love your blog! That rocket ROCKS! I just wrapped up my space unit last week, I will have to put that rocket on my list for next year!!!

  7. I love your rocket reading area! So cute!

    I am your newest follower!


    Apples and ABC's

  8. Amalisa....I NEED YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS. Send it to


  9. I read about an idea similar to this one in the book "Educating Esme." I LOVE the look of your rocket...I know your little ones must feel so special getting to read inside of it! Thanks for sharing!

    Great {First Grade} Expectations

  10. Ms. Boyle...I have never heard of Educating Esme. I will have to go and Google it. Thanks for the comment!


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