Create your own model to show how the Earth orbits the Sun while the moon travels around the Earth. Great manipulative to help explain the concept. Identify and describe characteristics of the sun, Earth and moon as familiar objects in the solar system.
What a fun idea! And I like the idea of the rain sticks too! Love this and would be great to do when making Rain Sticks instead of tissue paper then enclose whole thing in contact paper to keep while shaking rain stick.
SUMMER THEME Puffy Ice cream- glue and shaving cream. Also, leave paint white and paint on black ghost shapes for Halloween. Remove eye and mouth holes with q-tip or black paper ovals will stick to glue/shave cream mixture