Want a fun example of what we do in the classroom? Try out out Play-doh Planet exercise. It's a fun way to get a real feeling for the planets in our Solar System, and a sure hit if you can rope in an exuberant student to help you out!

Bob Cratty teaches club members at Fun-Night!

Materials Needed

--- Grid with initials of planets
--- One pound of Play-doh
--- Small plastic knife to cut the Play-doh
--- A sun disk 36 inches in diameter
--- Instructions for cutting Play-doh and comparing planets to the sun

As luck would have it, we have the grid and instructions handy for you right here!

Planet Grid

Download the file here and print it!

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