Phases of the Moon

Yesterday, the kindergartners had a sweet time learning about the phases of the moon.

paper plate with oreo cookies as moon phases

They scraped off the Oreo cream to mimic each moon phase and then...


...they glued each finished cookie half to a paper plate. Sally then labeled each of the phases for them.


It’s all pretty self explanatory but if you want more detailed instructions, with a lesson plan for older children, here is a link at


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