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Montessori Inspired Space or Earth Sorting with Printable

Henry, like a lot of little kids his age, loves space. I'm sure it has something to do with his love of star wars, but also, its just so cool! There are so many great ways to learn about space, astronomy and our place in it. Lately, we have been using these Montessori inspired space or earth sorting cards.

Children love studying outer space! With these Montessori inspired space or Earth sorting cards, children can start to spot the differences between life on Earth and outer space.

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We have studied space many times before and some of our space work has become a stable in our classroom. In particular, our DIY Solar System mat is a constant hit! And, I'm shocked how much knowledge Henry has acquired using it! Many of our other space themed trays have also come back on many occasions! 


Recently, I made a set of sorting cards for  him. These cards included a bunch of images of either objects in space or on Earth. It was then his job to sort which belonged to which. Henry very much enjoyed this task, but the sorting was not a challenge for him. And, I was shocked how many objects in space he could name with surprising accuracy. 

Still, he used this work several times in a row before sitting back to admire it. At this point, I asked some open ended questions to engage him in a new way.


"I wonder how the things on Earth are the same as the things in space? I wonder how things are different? What are some things you see on Earth? Do you see them in space? I wonder why." 

Ultimately, he led himself to the conclusion that only Earth contained life and only Earth contained water. Despite our previous studies, this was a very new and very mind blowing idea. The open ended nature of the cards will allow us to have a variety of interesting conversations about space and our role in it. They really can lead us in so many different directions. 

Children love studying outer space! With these Montessori inspired space or Earth sorting cards, children can start to spot the differences between life on Earth and outer space.

The cards themselves are essentially classification cards. I made them without words so even younger kids can sort them. I think as young as 3-year-olds could do this work with a bit of context. 

To make these cards, I simply printed the images, cut and glued to card stock. Then, I laminated and punched the corners. 


I hope you enjoy these cards as much as we have! They are an easy way to explore both life on Earth and space. They are just one of so many cool space themed materials that you could have at home! These figures are also awesome! And how cool do these solar system magnets looks? And this model?! Pretty much the sky is the limit! 

Do your children like space? What aspects have you studied together? 


12 Months of Montessori 

This post was brought to you as part of the 12 Months of Montessori Series! This month's theme is astronomy. To see more Montessori inspired astronomy themed ideas, don't miss these great blog posts. 

Space Yoga for Kids | Sugar, Spice & Glitter
Gearing up for Astronomy | Grace and Green Pastures
Astronomy for Christian Children | Christian Montessori Network

Comments

Unknown said…
These are beautiful! I know my kids are going to love using these sorting cards in our space unit!
What beautiful cards! My kids LOVE sorting activities. It calms them and brings such a sense of order to things. Bulldozer especially would love these!
What beautiful cards! My kids LOVE sorting activities. It calms them and brings such a sense of order to things. Bulldozer especially would love these!
Unknown said…
This is a great activity to help children differentiate whether things and items belong on earth or in out space. Great job!
Unknown said…
These are great printables! I love how you talked about the differences of Space and Earth too
Bess Wuertz said…
I love the cards. But what I truly adore is how he made some major discoveries on his own.
These are beautiful cards and I enjoy how you brought discussions into the learning for why things on earth are different from things in space. Also, your DIY Solar System Mat is gorgeous!
Jae M said…
I love the idea of presenting the inner and outspace, what's happen on the planet and what's happening "out there". Can't wait to try this with the Vito next year. Thank you for sharing!
Indo pusat said…
Very good article and dancing to read. Congratulations make the article more :)

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تعتمد شركة ركن البيت على افضل الخدمات الاساسية المميزة التى تساعد فى الوصول الى افضل النتائج المميزة التى تؤدي الغرض المطلوب حيث لدينا شركة تنظيف بالرياض تساعد فى تحقيق افضل ما هو مطلوب في خدمات النظافة بعيد عن اعمال التنظيف اليدوية التي تستخدم اساليب فعليك ان تتعاون وتتصل بنا في شركتنا حيث يمكنك الاستعانة بخدمة تنظيف الفلل من خلال التواصل مع قسم شركة تنظيف فلل بالرياض التي تحقق كل ما هو جيد في اعمال التنظيف والسعى الى التنظيف من الالف الى الياء كما يوجد لدينا خدمات اخري في النظافة مثلا تنظيف الخزانات التي تحتاج الي مختص فني في تقديم اعمال نظافة الخزنات من خلال شركة تنظيف خزانات بالرياض
التي لديها خدمة متخصصة في القضاء علي البكتريا والرواسب التي توجد في قاع الخزانات من خلال شركة تسمي المتميزة في التعقيم والتظهر للحصول علي كل ما هو صحي من خلال شراء اغلى انواع المنظفات والمساحيق والمعطرات المميزة التى تساعد فى الوصول الى اى نتيجة يرغب العميل بها فشركة ركن البيت هى افضل الشركات التى تهتم باعمال التنظيف لمنزلك التي توجد لديك مثل خدمة شركة تنظيف مسابح بالرياض مهما كانت مساحته ومهما كانت درجة الاتساخ فلاتتردد فى التعامل معنا لدينا خدمات اخري يمكنك متابعتها مثلا بعض الناس يعتمدون علي شركة مكافحة حشرات بالرياض والتي تعتبر من افضل الخدمات الاساسية داخل مدينة الرياض التي تحتاج عناية شديدة في اعمالها من خلال تعاملها مع قسم شركة رش مبيدات بالرياض والتي يستخدم مبيدات طبيعية والتي تقتل جميع الحشرات المنزلية مثل الصراصير والنمل الابض والفئران بالاضافة الى ان الشركة تهتم بتوفير افضل الخدمات الاساسية فى اعمال الرش فاذا كنت فى اى مكان وتعانى من وجود حشرات فعليك التخلص منه من خلال شركتنا المتميزة

شركة الكمال يسعدها ان تقدم لك كافة خدمات كشف تسربات المياه ومعالجتها بدون تكسير نحن من أفضل المؤسسات التى يسعدها ان تساهم فى حل مشاكل التسربات
؛ متبعين أرقى وأفضل الأجهزة.من اهم المشاكل التى يعانى منها البعض هى مشكلة تسرب المياه . والتى تنتج عن وجود بعض الاجزاء التالفه فى انابيب المياة داخل الجدران,
ومع استمرار تسريب المياة فانها تشكل عبئا على العميل نظرا لارتفاع قيمة الفاتورة التى تستنزفك ماديا كل شهر
وهذا ما يجب ان ينتبه اليه البعض من ضرورة سرعه معالجة هذة التسربات فى البداية وقبل تفاقم المشكله .
وشركة الكمال لكشف تسربات المياة تقدم لك الحل لكى تقول وداعا لارتفاع فواتير المياة فى منزلك
فنحن نقدم لك الحل الامثل عن طريق خدمة الكشف عن تسربات المياة الكترونيا باحدث الاجهزة والتقنيات وعلى ايدى كوادر فنية ماهرة يقوموا بالكشف عن اماكن الخلل الكترونيا
بدون تكسير او اتلاف ديكورات المنزل مع اعطاءك الضمان على وجود الخلل والضمان على الاصلاح فى حال رغبت ان يقوم طاقم الاصلاحات باصلاح الخلل سواء
( حمامــات – مــطابــــخ – شبكـــــات مياه
بعض العلامات الد اله على وجود تسربات مياة
1-وجود ارتفاع ملحوظ فى فاتورة المياة
2-وجود اثار رطوبه فى الجدران او الاسقف
3-وجود اثار ارتفاع فى بلاط الاحواش او بلاط الاسطح
4-سماع صوت خرير ماء فى داخل الجدران
فى وجود هذه الحالات وجب عليك ضرورة الاتصال ب شركة كشف تسربات المياه تفاديا لحصول مشاكل اكبر
اتصل بنا الان ويصلك الفنى فى الحال
شركة كشف تسربات المياه بالدمام
شركة الكمال خبراء تسليك المجاري بالشرق الاوسط و وبجميع انحاءالمملكة العربية السعودية نحن هل تبحثون عن أفضل شركات تسليك المجارى
؛هل تريد ون التخلص من كافه المشكلات المتعلقه بالصحية ومشكلات التنظيف التى تسببها المجارى من روائح وقازورات ؛
هل ليس لديك الوقت الكافى للبحث كثيرا عن شركات تسليك المجارى وتحاول الوصول الى حلول من شركات متميزة وذات كفاءة عاليه وخبرة محترفه ؛
نحن الشركة المتميزه التى تساعدك على ذلك ؛
شركة تسليك مجارى بالدمام
فنحن نعتمد على أفضل حلول التنظيف وتسليك المجارى العالمية اعتمادا على أفضل التقنيات والعاملين المهرة
الذين يستطيعوا أن يثبتوا كفاءتهم وخبراتهم من خلال القيام بأعمال تنظيف رائعه ومتميزه سواء داخل الشقق أو الفلل أو المنازل.
مشكلات المجارى فى كل مكان وانسدادات أمام المنازل ؛ وهذه المشكلات نتجت عن عدم الاستخدام السليم من المواطنين ؛
فهم يقومون بالقاء المواد التى تحتوى على مواد الزيوت أو المواد الدهنية داخل اماكن الصرف الصحى والتى تتسبب فى انتشار انسدادات المجارى فى كل مكان وخروجها على شكل مياه صلبه ؛
بالاضافه الى ذلك فالمواطنين لا يأخذون فى اعتبارهم أن القاء مثل هذه الموادالصلبه والسائله قد يتسبب فى العديد والعديد من المشكلات الخطيرة .
شركة الكمال يمكنهاالحديث عن النتائج السلبيه والموثره تاثيرا كبيرا لانتشار المجارى فى الشوارع:
-والمتسببه فى تدمير المنازل اذا وجدت أن مياه المجارى تنتشر وتتسرب حول حوائط المنزل الخاص بك ؛
فلابد أن تعلم أنك فى مشكله كبيرة وخطيره ولابد من مواجهتها فماعليك سوى الاتصال بنا لنصلك اينما كنت

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