Kids Korner

Welcome to our Kids Korner. Here you will find a variety of activities, videos and more to entertain budding astronauts and astronomers at home.


Draw along with our celestial companion; Serpens!

Use the instructions linked below to complete our St Patrick’s Day Constellation Art Challenge! Serpens the Snake remains in our skies despite St Patrick; can you complete the picture and draw him out?!


Ready, Set, Launch!

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 14, we want to challenge you to make your own 3D Golf Ball on the Moon.

Make your very own three-dimensional lunar scene, showing astronaut Alan Shepard’s golf ball soaring for miles and miles above the Moon!


Míp Takeover: Draw along with Paddy Donnelly

Use this image to help you draw the brave robot Míp.

Míp is an Irish language children’s story written by Máire Zeph and illustrated by Paddy Donnelly. The NASA robot, Opportunity, inspired Máire to create this beautiful and funny story of plucky Míp; the little robot that bravely goes where no other Irish-speaking robot has gone before!

Míp is now available in good bookshops nationwide!


Planet Hopping

It’s a bank holiday, and to occupy little astronauts we have a new competition for you! Download the PDF of our Planet Hopping Astronaut and colour him in for a chance to win! Competition closes 28th May 2020.

We also have loads of colouring-in pages at the bottom of our Kids Korner page if you want even more!


Sun Painting

In celebration of the International Day of Light we have another Cosmic Colouring-In activity! We often take light for granted, but it is essential to life and astronomy as we know it. Download the instructions and template below to create your own light-filled masterpiece!


Mandalorian Mask

Do you want your own Mandalorian Mask?! We have a template for you to colour in however you like, and we also have step-by-step instructions to make your mask look 3D and super realistic! Just download the PDFs via the buttons below and print to create your very own Mandalorian Mask!

Have fun and May The Force Be With You.

Download and print our very own spacey colouring-in pages do to at home!
Can you finish the maze, spot the different and complete the picture?

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