How to plan a stargazing night for kids

Paddling pool filled with blankets | Plan a stargazing night for kids | Tesco Living

Amaze the kids with these magical ideas for exploring the starry night sky.

Create a cosy base

A dry paddling pool filled with loads of pillows and blankets makes the perfect base for your evening of looking at the stars.

Add some glitter glow jars

Watch our video to see how to make your own glitter glow jars, which double up as magical night lights.

Set up an outdoor cinema

Set the mood for your stargazing night by watching a family sci-fi film set in outer space. If you have a projector, you could create your own cinema using a white, double sheet and watch under the stars, snuggled under a duvet.

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Make a rocket launcher

Discover how to make these colourful rocket launchers using kitchen roll tubes and a few simple craft items. Take them on your stargazing night so the kids can fly them through the sky.

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Don't forget the snacks

Stargazing isn't the same without a warming flask of hot chocolate. Find out how to make these adorable mini star biscuits, which are perfect for dunking.

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