Transportation Day 12: Rockets


Today was fun for both the boys.  They enjoy learning about space and rockets.


  • Zoom, Rocket, Zoom! By Margaret Mayo

Snack: Half an apple on a place cover with P.B. Place a toothpick in tit and put string cheese on the the toothpick. Add popcorn to the apple. Add small triangles of cheese the the bottom of the rocket stuck to the P.B. For the wings on the rocket.Transportation Study (36)_edited-1

Rubber Band Rocket Launcher


  • 2 plastic cups
  • 2 rubber bands
  • hole punch
  • tape
  • rocket color page
  • Scissors


  1. Make four hole punches in the rim of one cup a forth of the way around.
  2. Cut two rubber bands, knot them, and place them in the slits so that they are taut. Transportation Study (55)_edited-1
  3. Tape the inside of the cup on each slit to keep them from splitting.
  4. Color a rocket, cut it out and tape it to the rubber band cup. Transportation Study (51)_edited-1
  5. To launch the rocket, press the rocket cup down over the plain cup.
  6. Quickly let go and watch the cup blast off! Transportation Study (50)_edited-1 Transportation Study (49)_edited-1

Rocket Ship Name


  • Construction Paper
  • Glitter Glue
  • Gold Stars
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Marker


  1. Cut out a triangle and a squares (one for each letter in the child’s name) from different colors of paper.
  2. Glue the triangle to the top of a black piece of paper and the squares under it.
  3. Write one letter of the child’s name on each square.Transportation Study (54)_edited-1
  4. Add glitter glue lines coming down out of the bottom square.Transportation Study (53)_edited-1
  5. Add stars to the paper.Transportation Study (52)_edited-1

Rocket Snack


  • Cheese
  • Saltine Crackers
  • Licorice


  1. Place the 2 crackers side by side.
  2. Cut a triangle from the cheese and put it at one end of the crackers.
  3. Use the licorice coming out of the back of the rocket for the flames.Transportation Study (48)_edited-1 Transportation Study (47)_edited-1

Space Shuttle Coloring Page

I found this Space Shuttle Coloring Page for T.

Micro Rockets

J joined in the fun today and got out his Micro Rockets.Transportation Study (46)_edited-1 Transportation Study (44)_edited-1 Transportation Study (45)_edited-1


Transportation Unit Study

Day 1: Dump Truck

Day 2: Cars

Day 3: Airplanes

Day 4: Tractors

Day 5: Fire Trucks

Day 6: Motorcycles

Day 7: Boats

Day 8: School Bus

Day 9: Trains

Day 10: Ice Cream Truck

Day 11: Hot Air Balloons

Day 12: Rockets

Day 13: Helicopters

Day 14: Police Cars

Day 15: Street Signs