Solar System: Orbits of Planets
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Kids love cut and paste activities. They can have a lot of fun with a pair of safety scissors, a glue stick, and a piece of printable worksheet. Do you know that cut and paste not only entertains kids, it also has many benefits for kids. Cut and paste can build hand strength, develop fine motor skills, and improve bilateral coordination. It also helps kids focus and concentrate.
Here we provide a cut and paste worksheet. Kids can cut the sun and the eight planets, and paste them to their corresponding orbits. Solar system is the sun and the objects orbit it. There are eight big planets in the solar system. The order of the planets, starting nearest from the sun and moving outwards: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune. All eight planets travel in nearly circular paths called orbits, with the sun at the center.
Kids need to recognize the sun and the eight planets. Importantly, they need to know the order of the eight planets. Then they could paste them to the right orbits. This worksheet is perfect for kids who love the solar system.