Astronomy for Kids

Hands-On Astronomy Activities

The My Sky Tonight team has created a set of fun, science-rich astronomy activities for pre-K children, as well as supporting resources for educators on how to effectively work with young children and engage them in science practices.

NSAS Space Place

NASA’s award-winning Space Place website engages upper-elementary-aged children in space and Earth science through interactive games, hands-on experiences

KidsAstronomy.com

Astronomy for children, students, and kids of all ages. KidsAstronomy.com, part of the KidsKnowIt Network, is the absolutely free astronomy resource designed to teach children about the exciting world of outer space.

Stargazing

CBeebies Stargazing explores the wonders of the night sky and the universe. Play the game, listen to special stories and watch clips featuring your favourite CBeebies friend

StarChild

StarChild is a learning center for young astronomers ages 5-13 to learn about the solar system, the Milky Way galaxy, and the universe beyond. Use the links above to explore the site’s topics. If you are looking for something a bit more advanced (ages 14+), then head on over to Imagine the Universe!

Imagine the Universe!

Regular Meetings

21st Hartshill Scout Group HQ, Mount Pleasant, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. ST5 1DP

Practical Workshop

Third Wednesday of the month (September – June)