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Q:  Why doesn’t the Dog Star laugh at jokes?

A:  Because

it’s too Sirius. 


You can find many free colouring pages online by using your favourite search engine and typing in “Stars and Constellations Coloring pages “or print out my Wish Upon a Star Colouriing Page. 

You could also print out my Large Star Template or the Many Stars Template and use them as colouring pages.


Check out these websites for an introduction to Star Gazing with your kids!

Stars and Constellations

Take a family drive at night when it’s really dark outside and search for a spot to star gaze.


Look at the stars from your own backyard or while taking a walk as a family at night (be sure to wear reflective clothing). 

Outdoor Activities: 


If it is Astronomy Day (Check here for the next date) see what local activities are planned around your area. 


Search through your child’s DVD/ video collection (or visit your local library before hand) to find your child’s favourite shows about the stars.
Try to find these fun learning titles at your local library:

The Magic School Bus: Super Star Power or The Magic School Bus: Sees Stars, Scholastic, 2012 -  Both of these DVD's contain the episode entitled "sees Stars"

For more non fiction learning reserve this from the library:

Invisible Universe Revealed, Pangloss Films PBS Distribution, 2015 

For a movie about a star in human form try this movie:


Telus World of Science Edmonton

Q: Why was the star arrested?

A: It was

a shooting star. 


Visit a local observatory, planetarium, or science museum that features exhibits on the stars.  

Here are some more Star Activities to make this Theme Day out of this world! 

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