Fun Solar System Facts for Kids

There are so many fun facts about Solar System!

Let’s learn with facts about Solar System for kids!

We already the planets with planet worksheets and now it’s time to learn a few more things.

There are many interesting things going on in our part of the galaxy so learning about them is always fun.

Let’s learn about our part of the universe!

Fun Solar System Facts for Kids

Fun Solar System Facts

  • Our solar system formed 4.6 billion years ago.
  • Solar System includes a star (in our case the Sun) and all objects that orbit around it.
  • Sun contains 99.86% of all of the solar system’s known mass.
  • There are 8 planets in our solar system.
  • Neptune was the last planet to be discovered.
  • Saturn’s ring particles are made almost entirely of water ice particles.
  • Jupiter is the biggest and heaviest planet in our solar system.
  • Earth is the only known planet that has oceans (as far as we know for now).
  • Mercury is the smallest and lightest planet in our solar system.
  • There are 4 outer and 4 inner planets in our solar system.

Fun Solar System Facts Printable for Kids

Free Printable PDF with Solar System

Reading the facts is one thing (and it can be sufficient if your kid is a reading type) but visualising things can be even better.

That’s why I’ve created this fun printable with all the facts illustrated to help kids “learn” about them.

Get your free printable Solar System Fun Facts here.

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