Our solar system is a fascinating subject for children of all ages. They often take pride in memorizing the names of the planets. If your child is learning about the planets in our solar system and enjoys word searches, this solar system word search free printable can help!
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Solar System Word Search
This solar system word search contains 15 words all relating to the subject. The words can be found horizontally, vertically, and diagonally, plus they can be forwards or backwards.
Ways to Use This Word Search
- Have your child circle or underline the words as they find them. Use a pencil, colored pencil, crayon, or marker.
- If it’s easier for your child, he or she can use a highlighter or pale marker to highlight the words instead.
- Another option would be to have your child dot each letter in the word with a bingo dauber. They are always lots of fun for kids!
What You Will Need
- Printer Paper and a Printer
- Pencils, Crayons, Markers, etc.
What Else You Might Need
If you would like to print out the word searches and reuse them multiple times, you could use a laminator and laminating pouches. Then your child could use a dry erase marker or wet erase marker to complete the activity. Here are some more options to make these free printable word search more fun:
Resources to Go Along with the Solar System Word Search
You can use this word search together with other resources to help your child learn even more about our solar system.
Books About the Solar System
These would be great books to read aloud with your child before they complete the word search. Or older readers would enjoy some of these books on their own.
Hello, World! Solar System by Jill McDonald
My First Book of Planets: All About the Solar System for Kids by Bruce Betts, Ph.D.
I Am the Solar System by Rebecca McDonald
The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System by Joanna Cole
Solar System Activities
Look We’re Learning has adorable solar system coloring pages that kids of all ages will enjoy.
This free solar system printable game from Kiddy Charts is lots of fun.
Teaching Mama combines the solar system with learning to read in this outer space alphabet puzzle.
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