Are you looking for a fun way to learn about the planet Mercury ? Why not gather some fun facts, coloring utensils and our printable Mercury planet craft template and do this outer space crafts with your preschooler, toddler, and kindergarten age kids! You can glue it to a paper plate or turn this mercury craft into a painting activity Click now to download and print our Mercury template today!

Mercury Craft With Printable Template

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Wondering what to do with the kids during the weekend?

This simple printable Mercury craft template is the most productive and fun thing your child can do!

Making this fun Mercury craft template enhances your child’s fine motor skills, focus, imagination and creativity.

Cut out the Mercury outline and use it for coloring, stencils, Science experiments, art projects, crafts and more.

This amazing planet Mercury craft is so easy that even toddlers can do it.

Follow the instructions below or watch the step-by-step tutorial video to make your own Mercury craft.

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Printable Cut and Paste Mercury Craft

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Mercury Craft Supplies Needed

Need more crafty fun? Check out our Venus Craft, Mars Craft and Saturn Craft. They are perfect for those days when staying indoors is the only thing your family can do!

Ideas for Easy Preschool Paper Mercury Craft

Here are some of the marvelous ideas that will help you include this preschool printable Mercury craft template with your little ones.

1. Interesting Facts About Planet Mercury

If you plan to study the planets with your kids, be sure to add a fun craft like this basic printable Mercury craft template.

Did you know that Mercury was named after the Roman messenger god?

If you’re into Greek Mythology, you’re already familiar with Mercury who was known for moving fast.

Did you know that Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun?

It’s true, that’s why it’s very difficult to send a spacecraft to explore the planet.

You may think that Mercury is the hottest planet in the Solar System.

But believe it or not, Venus is hotter than Mercury.

Did you know that Mercury is a terrestrial planet?

Which means it has a rocky surface like the Earth, Venus and Mars.

Our easy printable Mercury craft template will surely enlighten young minds about the Solar System in a fun way.

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2. Space Books for Kids

Let your kids enjoy the process of coloring, cutting and gluing the patterns of this Mercury craft.

They will love feeling like they are on a real mission to Mercury.

If they still can’t get enough of planets, make sure your little ones have something to read that will keep them interested in learning.

We love to share with you the best choices of outer space books that your kids will surely love too.

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3. Let’s Learn the Alphabet

This printable Mercury craft template gives your child the opportunity to learn the alphabet, especially the letter M.

Once your child is finished, look for a follow-up activity like providing letter tracing worksheets.

It will help your child with letter recognition, writing skills and fine motor skills.

Next, teach your kids the letter M sound and correct pronunciation of Mercury.

Encourage them to list down the basic words they know that start with the letter M. 

If you want to continue the fun with the alphabet letters, try our printable A-to-Z Alphabet craft templates.

4. Paper Plate Mercury Craft

Get creative with this planet Mercury printable template.

Once your child is done with our printable Mercury craft template, gather all the simple materials and let’s start our planet painting activity!

Begin by using a pencil to trace the parts of the Mercury onto your paper plate.

Have your little astronaut paint the paper plate Mercury craft however they would like.

Let the kids unleash their talent and creativity by allowing them to add decorative items to make their Mercury craft stand out.

We are confident that these amazing Mercury craft ideas will provide a lot of fun and knowledge to your toddler, preschool and kindergarten kids.

Keep scrolling to get your very own Mercury craft today and start with your little ones and their planet craft buddies today!

Mercury Craft Instructions

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Excited to create your own planet Mercury project?

Printable Planet Mercury Craft for Preschoolers, Toddlers and Kindergartners 14

Grab all the simple crafting materials right now!

Printable Planet Mercury Craft for Preschoolers, Toddlers and Kindergartners 14

Download and print out the basic planet Mercury template your child has chosen.

Printable Planet Mercury Craft for Preschoolers, Toddlers and Kindergartners 14

My little one usually picks the black and white version so they can showcase their creativity.

Printable Planet Mercury Craft for Preschoolers, Toddlers and Kindergartners 14

Cut out the parts of the Mercury pattern into individual sections.

Printable Planet Mercury Craft for Preschoolers, Toddlers and Kindergartners 14

Use a glue stick to attach each part of Mercury onto your rounded shape base.

Printable Planet Mercury Craft for Preschoolers, Toddlers and Kindergartners 14

Remember that there’s no right or wrong in assembling the pieces.

Printable Planet Mercury Craft for Preschoolers, Toddlers and Kindergartners 14

Now your child has a beautiful planet Mercury they can add in their Solar System crafts.

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More Options to Choose:

  1. You can print the blank version and trace the cut outs on card stock paper for a sturdier Mercury craft,
  2. Print the Mercury template in color for a simple and easy rainy day craft or,
  3. Print the blank Mercury template and use it as a fun coloring sheet activity and then glue the pieces of the Mercury craft together.

Printable Mercury Craft Template

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Mercury Templates (PURCHASE IN OUR SHOP)

Keep your kids busy with these two different versions of easy printable planet Mercury craft templates.

You can choose between the plain Mercury outline with no color and the colored Mercury pattern template, or you can print them both!

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Don’t forget to share your learning plans in the comments.

Need more planet fun? Check out our packed list of planets for simple craft fun with your little ones.  

When you have finished, be sure to share your creation on Simple Mom Project’s Facebook Page and follow me on Pinterest!

 

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Kaitlen D.

More Fun Planet Crafts

Are your kids Nasa fans? Why not use this fun Venus planet craft to learn about this planet in our solar system? You don’t need a fancy project to make this fun Venus printable planet craft today. This is such a fun way to learn about our solar system in space!

Are you looking for a fun way to learn about the planet Mars? Why not gather some fun facts, coloring utensils and our printable Mars planet craft template and do this outer space crafts with your preschooler, toddler, and kindergarten age kids! You can turn coffee filters into planets and use our mars template to rover over this red planet. Click now to download and print our Mars template today!

Are you looking for a fun way to learn about the planet Saturn? Why not gather some fun facts, coloring utensils and our printable Saturn planet craft template and do this outer space crafts with your preschooler, toddler, and kindergarten age kids! Click now to download and print our Saturn template today!

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Printable Planet Mercury Craft for Preschoolers, Toddlers and Kindergartners 14

Printable Planet Mercury Craft for Preschoolers, Toddlers and Kindergartners 14

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