Sun and Moon Craft

Build Your Very Own Sun Craft and Moon Crafts

Want to make a sun and moon craft with your preschooler or kindergartner?

Sun and moon paper crafts

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I have the most adorable paper craft sun and moon for you.  There is also a Suave Sun template and a Marvelous moon template if you want a no-prep needed craft.

The solar system contains so many fun crafts to make with your kids. It is always fascinating to learn about the earth and the other planets in the sky. My kids love to learn about how it all works together.

Since the Sun is the center of it all adding this fun printable sun craft to your day would be perfect. And, while your at it add in the moon for double the fun and learning.

sun and moon in the sky

These two paper crafts are perfect for a fun craft time with your preschooler or kindergartner.  They will love making a too-cool-for-school sun, and a marvelous moon.

We love to keep you entertained, not just with the craft, which we will walk you through step by step, but with fun facts and some super funny jokes so don’t forget to scroll down to the bottom.

Sun and Moon Facts

  • Did you know that the sun is the closest star to the earth. 
  • Another fact I found was that the sun is the most perfectly round natural object known in the universe, crazy right!
  • The Moon is a dusty ball of rock, that’s roughly a quarter of the size of Earth.
  • It takes 27.3 days for the Moon to travel around the Earth and complete its orbit.  Who wants to travel for almost 28 days then do it all over again?
  • On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to step on the moon. He and Aldrin walked around for three hours. They did experiments. They picked up bits of moon dirt and rocks.

Sun and Moon Paper Craft Options

Creativity is an important skill, teach your kids how to be creative, and you will teach them how to be problem solvers.  They will be able to come up with creative ways to fix things instead of throwing them away.

Your rambunctious kiddos will love to make these adorable crafts!  It will give them a chance to use their creativity, and they’ll look SUPER CUTE hanging in your home.

Now we are like options, so we offer you two ways to make your paper crafts. If you are really good with a pair of scissors keep scrolling to find the step by step instructions for making the sun and moon craft.

If you could use some help and a time saving step check out the sun template and moon template we have for you. (click on the images below to get to the templates in the shop)

All of our templates come with the following items

  • 1 PDF
  • Size 8.5X11
  • Black and white template: Print, Color, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • Template (Already Colored): Print, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • sun and moon coloring sheet
  • 8.5 by 11 colorful sun and moon craft poster

Supplies For Your Crafts

construction paper, glue and scissors

How To Make Your Moon Craft

moon craft instructions

Step 1


  • Make a big gray circle

Step 2


  • Make some small ovals and circles with gray paper

Step 3


  • Cut circles out of white paper
  • Cut smaller circles out of black paper

Step 4


  • Cut a crescent out of dark gray paper

How to make your Sun Craft

sun craft instructions

Step 1


  • Make a yellow circle
  • Cut out some orange triangles
  • Glue orange triangles around the yellow circle

Step 2


  • Cut out to red circles
  • Cut out two smaller black circles
  • Cut a little off the top of the Red, & black circles to make a flat side on each
  • Cut out a long skinny red rectangle
  • The red circles and rectangles are going to be the frames Glue them together
  • The black circles go on top of the red circles

Step 3


  • Cut a white half circle
  • Draw a line through the middle of the half circle the long way (Teeth)
  • Draw a few lines through the half circle the short way (Teeth)
Sun and moon picture

Sun and Moon Jokes For Kids

  1. What keeps the sun held up in the sky?
    •      Sunbeams.
  2. Why is it so easy to carry the sun?
    •      Because it’s so light
  3. Did you hear about the restaurant on the moon?
    •       The food Is out of this world, but the atmosphere is lacking.
  4. Why is the moon so hungry?
    •       Because it’s only full once a month

I hope you enjoy your moon and sun paper crafts made fun and easy!

If you want to keep going with the space theme, check these out in our shop….

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