Outer Space Musical Lesson Plans


“I looked to the sky and what did I see?” Planets, constellations and stars abounding in our vast night sky. The Outer Space Musical Lesson Plans incorporates The Planets and the Constellations lesson plans and expands on them with planet facts, another song, a second mini book, several worksheets, printable coloring page and more visual aids about Astrological / Zodiac Signs and Constellations.

This is the perfect lesson and activity for elementary school children and teachers. The songs are catchy and are incorporated into the mini books. There are lots of visual aids and fact sheets. The worksheets, coloring pages and mini books are printable. There are activities specific to younger grades and older grades. This lesson could take about 30 minutes to several days to get through.

Outer Space Musical Lesson Plans is a great addition to a unit on the planets, solar system, constellations or outer space science.


Lesson Packet includes:

  • Outer Space Facts
  • Constellation and Planet web links
  • 2 songs & mp3s: One about planets (Swingin’ Planets) & one about constellations (I Looked to the Sky & What Did I See?)
  • Astrological / Zodiac Sign Info and Characteristics
  • Astrology Activities: Art Activities, Creative Writing Activities
  • Astronomy Activities: Science Activities, Art Activities, Creative Writing Activities
  • 4 Printable worksheets: Outer Space Worksheet, Constellations Worksheet, Astrological / Zodiac Signs Worksheet, Planets Worksheet
  • Pictures of Constellations, Planets and Astrological / Zodiac Signs
  • Fact sheet about the Solar System
  • Solar System Printable Coloring Page
  • 2 Printable Mini Books: Constellations Mini Book, Planets Mini Book
  • Space Vocabulary & Definitions
  • Answer key
  • Pages: 51
  • Grades: K-6