Lie Back, Look Up

Family adventures with the night sky

Lie Back, Look Up - Family adventures with the night sky


Constellation Cards

These Constellation Cards can be printed and enjoyed over and over again with your family. They will be available free-of-charge throughout the summer. The cards are a great way to encourage your kids in their love of the stars. There are many uses for children (and adults!) of all ages. See this post for ideas on how to use them.


Sky Maps

     Summer Sky Map

     Summer Sky Map for Kids

     Fall Sky Map

     Fall Sky Map for Kids

     Winter Sky Map

     Winter Sky Map for Kids

     Spring Sky Map

     Spring Sky Map for Kids




Stargazing Diary

Help your kids to establish a record of their night sky viewing with this Stargazing Diary.  Each page includes space for your child to draw what they see, as well as writing prompts to encourage discussion and imagination.  It’s never too early to encourage your little astronomer!


You may print our activities for your own personal, non-commercial use. Our printables may not be hosted on any other web site, blog, forum, etc.

  • John says:

    Thanks very much for an easy to use site with great tools. My cub scout den will love these tonight.

    March 19, 2013 at 3:06 pm
    • admin says:

      I’m so glad– My son is a cub scout and I love that they have an astronomy requirement!

      March 21, 2013 at 1:23 pm
  • Jamie says:

    Love it!! Thanks so much for proving an educational activity that our kids will go crazy for!

    May 28, 2013 at 7:16 pm
    • Jamie says:

      I meant providing- thank goodness I’m not the teacher;)

      May 28, 2013 at 7:17 pm
  • Sara says:

    Really nice website, easy to use and nice to have free printables.

    June 25, 2013 at 11:30 pm

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