Are you ready to learn all about our solar system in this Dr. Seuss Read Aloud “There’s No Place Like Space!”?
This rhyming story unveils what happens in our mysterious universe.
Learn about a fun science niche through sing-song text.
Ready to read?
Be sure to stick around from start to finish to access your read-aloud, printable activity, and BONUS rhyming story.
Dr. Seuss Read Aloud – There’s No Place Like Space!
What’s It About?
The adorable Cat in the Hat teaches you about our miraculous universe.
Explore fun facts about our universe like the planets, astronauts, and stars.
“We will swing past the stars, and in case you have missed ’em, you’ll soon see…the planets in our solar system!
There are eight of these planets that circle the sun, and soon you’ll be able to name every one.”
Ready to learn about our solar system in this whimsical read aloud?
Printable Activity – The Missing Letter
What do you see in our solar system?
Let’s explore the first word together and here’s a clue…
As the Cat in the Hat says, “The ______ does not shine in the sky in the night but, like a big mirror, reflects the sun’s light.”
What is the missing letter of the first word (_____OON)?
Great job! It’s the letter M. 🙂
Now let’s complete the rest of the exercise together by following these directions:
(1) Look at the picture
(2) Say what you see out loud
(3) Fill in the missing letter
This activity is a wonderful memory exercise for kids to encourage fine motor development and writing skills.
For Ages: 4 to 8 years
Best For: Early Readers
Grade Levels: Preschool to 3rd Grade
For the aspiring astronaut or the kiddo fascinated with our solar system!
More Awesome Dr. Seuss Stories and Fun Facts
Did you know Dr. Seuss’s real name is Theodor Seuss Geisel?
He is an American children’s writer and cartoonist who has published over 60 books.
You may connect him with the ever-so-classic stories Green Eggs and Ham or The Cat in the Hat.
Dr. Seuss is a one-of-a-kind author who strikes the silly cords of millions worldwide.
With that said, here are several fun facts about Dr. Seuss that will make you say “WOW”…
- His most popular book Green Eggs and Ham was inspired because a friend said he could not write a book with 50 different words
- Doodling motivated his storybook ideas
- Goofy hats were his thing! In fact, he had a whole closet full…
- The beloved author never had kids
- His first book was rejected 27 times
Now let’s explore five of Dr. Seuss’s ongoing classics, which we can’t get enough of. 🙂
Dr. Seuss’s Beginner Book Collection
For Ages: 3 to 7 years
Best For: Beginner readers
Final Verdict: For early readers to encourage children to read all on their own, using simple words and illustrations.
What Books are Included?
The wacky Cat in the Hat pays a visit to two children, Sally and Sam, who are having a very dull day which quickly turns into a wild escapade.
A free-spirited and silly rhyming tale about a boy and girl who meet some amazing creatures who become their buddies and pets.
This story portrays a very powerful message about not giving up to overcome adversity.
Learn super simple words through rhyme like Hop and Pop, Tall and Small, Three and Tree.
Go on a journey with a tricky fox, but prepare yourself for rhyming tongue twisters to challenge your reading skills.
Book Title: There’s No Place Like Space!
Written By: Tish Rabe
Illustrations By: Aristides Ruiz
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
BONUS Read Aloud – Hop on Pop
If you need an educational kid read along “Hop on Pop” teaches you all sorts of wonderful things like…
- Funny rhymes
- Short words (like ball, wall, pup, cup)
- Simple sentences
For ages 2 to 5 years, this is a great beginner’s book for toddlers, Dr. Seuss fans, or makes a precious Papa’s gift from your kiddo.
What’s It About?
The short story is laid out in an easy-to-read format.
It encourages youngsters to learn to read all on their own.
The cute storyline features two kids towards the end of the story that HOP on their POP.
Throughout the book, meet adorable characters with rhyming words.
Ready to get silly?
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