Bedroom Planetarium!

Are we in outer space? No, it’s just our bedroom!

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Bedroom Planetarium!

Create your own planetarium in your bedroom! Cut holes into a toilet paper roll or aluminum can. Place a flashlight in the cylinder, turn off the lights, and look up to the ceiling! Have your child observe how many “stars” there are in their room and look for constellations!

Estimated Time: 30 minutes

Materials: Toilet paper roll or aluminum can, scissors, and a flashlight

Subject: Science

About this Resource

Setting(s) for which the article is intended:
  • Home

Intended audience(s):
  • Parents / Family

Age Levels (the age of the children to whom the article applies):
  • Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)

Revised: 2020

English title:
Bedroom Planetarium!