Welcome to Planets for Kids

I really hope you enjoy the information that I have provided on this website. You will find lots of information about our solar system with lots of questions and answers and games for you to play. We also have a color in section where you can download pictures and have fun. Remember everything here is “Kid-friendly” so lets get started….

We have nine planets in our Solar System. These planets circle around the sun (as I’m sure you know already) this is called orbits.

A lot of astronomy people like to think of the Solar System been made up in two parts We have the Inner Solar System which has Mercury, Venus, Earth and not forgetting Mars. These are closest to the sun and are called the terrestrial planets simply because the have very solid rocky surfaces.

Some Other Topics

  • Stars


    The Sun gives life to the Earth and the Earth would have no life at all without the energy it receives from the Sun. The Sun is only one of...

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  • Galaxies


    Introduction Statistics Types Origin Formation Structure Interesting Information Exploration and Study Important Events Pop Culture Introduction: People have been watching the celestial travel of our own Milky Way galaxy in...

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  • Dwarf Planets

    Dwarf Planets

    Introduction Statistics History Formation Surface and Structure Atmosphere and Magnetosphere Rotation and Orbit Could Life Exist? Interesting Information Exploration Fun Facts Introduction: What do you do when you find something...

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