Family Storytime Kit-Outer Space


Space Mice by Lori Haskins Houran
Available on Hoopla


Astronauts! by Bounce Patrol
Available on YouTube


Use the key words “I Spy the Night Sky” in the Explora Primary School database on the library’s Online Resources page to learn about some objects in the night sky as well as the phases of the moon.

For older kids
Use the key words “Mae Goes Into Space” in the Explora Primary School database to learn about Mae Jennison, the first African-American woman to go into space.

Astronaut Christina Koch spent 11 months at the International Space Station, the longest continuous time in space ever spent by a woman! See her read an awesome book from space.


1. Do you think the moon is made out of cheese? If not, what do you think is made out of?
2. If you could travel to outer space, where would you go?
3. If you could name a planet, what name would you choose?