The Moon

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Children are naturally curious about the world around them. Every child has looked up at the sky and stared at the Moon in wonder. Most have heard folktales or read stories about the Moon. Learning the fundamental principles of the Earth, Moon, and the Sun will help children grasp a deeper knowledge about their world. Review with your children that the Moon is Earth’s closest neighbor in space. The Moon orbits the Earth, and together the Earth and Moon orbit the Sun. We recommend watching the Earth movie together as a review. Help children understand that we see the Moon rise and set just like the Sun and that it goes through different phases, such as the new Moon, crescent Moon, half Moon, and full Moon.