It’s easy to forget that we live on one tiny planet in a huge universe, and even when we begin to talk about it with children it’s a very difficult topic to comprehend. But learning about the solar system at a young age can really inspire astronomy as a passion, ignite imaginations and encourage a long-term fascination with outer space.
Learn more about space, the planets, sun, and moon: Let your kids know that the Earth is one of several planets in our solar system, with the sun at the center, and a moon that revolves around Earth. Our solar system is located in the outward spiral of the Milky Way galaxy, one of many galaxies in the universe.
There are eight planets in the Solar System that all orbit the sun. Each of the planets are different: some have moons, some have rings, some are made of rock, and some are made of gas. You can easily describe to your toddler all that details with our puzzle.
There are eight planets in the solar system. This wooden puzzle includes a wooden backdrop with the Orbits, and 9 individual pieces (Sun +8 planets). The wooden backdrop has the labels of the different planets.