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a Mimi & Will t-shirt), simply follow this link.
World Space Week celebrates mankind’s greatest achievements in space. This year, the focus is on the exploration of Mars.
In recognition of World Space Week, here are some space-themed reads, activities and goodies:
Comic Strip History of Space
The Comic Strip History of Space– read a review here
Aspiring Asronauts Dress by Sewing Circus
Aspiring Astronauts Space Dress by Sewing Circus. Sewing Circus make clothes that encourage an interest in STEM subjects regardless of gender. As well as the space dress, check out the dinosaur skirts and space trousers.
Make a Consellation Viewer
Make your own constellation viewer– a DIY by Glasgow Science Centre. The Science Centre‘s a great day out if you’re in Glasgow. If not, try this DIY at home.
Space Octopus Card by Ketchup on Everything
Inspired by vintage 50s and 60s flashcards, here’s the first octopus in space:
Space Octopus Card by Ketchup on Everything.
Doodle on the Moon by Mr Printables
Doodle on the Moon . Printable activity by Mr Printables. Draw on a giant moon for your wall, or a smaller one for doodles.
Space Shuttle Cushion
Space Shuttle Cushion by MyWifeYourWife. For space shuttle fans of all ages.
Lotta Magazine the Space Issue
Australia’s Lotta Magazine produced a space issue with lots of activity ideas, from baking alien cupcakes to making your own space station. Buy the magazine or check out the activity templates.
And some reading material for the older/ big kids amongst you…
The Amateur Astronomers Journal by Neil Slorance
The Amateur Astronomer’s Journal by Neil Slorance. Neil’s story about a girl who escapes the stresses of everyday life by stargazing was nominated for several SICBA awards. Read a review here.
On Comely Issue 17
Read an interview with NASA’s spacesuit designer and find out how to cook your own rocket fuel in
Oh Comely, issue 17