From videos to ready-to implement classroom activities, we’re here to help you get your learners excited about air and space.

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Flights of Fancy Craft Time: Make an Airplane Card

Watch and learn how to make a card shaped like an airplane and sednd it to a friend

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-1G2kviKOo&list=PL6RlkQnoCx_UqnikM_517xQnqrkN8IBor&index=17 Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2 Aircraft

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Flights fo Fancy Craft Time: Make a Sensory Box

Join museum educator Ann Caspari as she demonstrates how to make sensory play boxes for calming play at home

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eJAQqN8Txk&list=PL6RlkQnoCx_UqnikM_517xQnqrkN8IBor&index=16 Grade PK, Grade 1, Grade K, Grade 2 Science

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Flights of Fancy Craft Time: Make a Planet Game

Upcycle jar lids into a fun game to explore the planets

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_43cr_oSsw&list=PL6RlkQnoCx_UqnikM_517xQnqrkN8IBor&index=15 Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2 Solar System, Space, Science

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Flights of Fancy Craft Time: Make a Balloon Basket

Make a pretend hot air balloon with a strawberry basket and give your toys a ride

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJBAtDW8FmY&list=PL6RlkQnoCx_UqnikM_517xQnqrkN8IBor&index=14 Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2 Balloons, Aviation, Science

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Flights of Fancy Story Time: Family of the Sun

Family of the Sun; which tells the story of the planets in our solar system. After the story; do a craft to make a solar system playset.

https://youtu.be/HuOJNeYG6jk Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Astronomy, Aviation, Solar System, Space, Uncrewed spaceflight

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Flights of Fancy Story Time: The Incredible Balloon Flight to Dizzying Heights

National Air and Space Museum. Museum educator Ann Caspari will read the original story The Incredible Balloon Flight to Dizzying Heights.

https://youtu.be/BcekIlHC-C4 Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Balloons, People, Science

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Flights of Fancy Story Time: Barnstorming Pilots; Flying Circuses and Air Shows

This story is about the incredible flying circuses in the pioneering days of flight.

https://youtu.be/V1o84iybFkM Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Aviation, Early flight, General aviation, Science

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Flights of Fancy Story Time: Birthday Balloons and Bubbles

At Ruth’s birthday party the friends play with balloons and bubbles that float in the air.

https://youtu.be/xX3njmRXlbs Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Science

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Flights of Fancy Story Time: Pluto's Secret Book Talk

Tune in to a special Flights of Fancy Story Time interview with the authors of the children's book Pluto's Secret.

https://youtu.be/KHiQiL5K9po Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Astronomy, Science, Small solar system bodies, Solar System, Space

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Flights of Fancy Story Time: Flap; Flap; Soar! Three Friends at the Zoo

When the Three Friends and Mo visit the zoo; they are inspired by animals that fly like hawks and eagles; little birds; bats; butterflies; and dragonflies to make winged costumes.

https://youtu.be/Wv-ZgCVWVdI Grade PK, Grade 1, Grade K, Grade 2, Grade 3 Science

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Flights of Fancy Story Time: Three High’Flying Friends

Three High’Flying Friends; which tells the story of Amelia Earhart; Ruth Nichols; and Louise Thaden who were friends that shared a love of flying.

https://youtu.be/3-jYK1O4YpE Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Aviation, People, Records and Firsts, Women

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Flights of Fancy Story Time: The Sun’s Star Friends

In this story; the Sun visits their star friends that can be found in our neighborhood of the Milky Way.

https://youtu.be/QAKCcYAdAxg Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Science, Astronomy, Stars, Sun

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