Today we are learning about the sun with our sun facts printable pages! Simply download & print the fun facts about the sun and have some fun while learning about the solar system. Our printable fun facts pdf includes two pages filled with sun pictures and facts about the sun that kids of all ages will enjoy at home or in the classroom.
Free printable sun facts for Kids
There are many interesting facts about the sun! Click the green button to download and print the sun fun facts sheets now:
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You probably already know the sun is the center of our solar system… But did you know the solar winds create the northern lights? Or that the sun is a type of star? We have 10 fun facts about the sun for kids in printable fun facts pages that you don’t want to miss.
10 Facts about the sun
- The sun is a star composed primarily of two gases, hydrogen, and helium.
- The Sun has a diameter of 870,000 miles (1.4 million kilometers).
- One million Earths could fit inside the Sun.
- The Sun will continue to burn for 130 million years, and it will continue expanding that at some point it’ll consume Mercury, Venus, and Earth.
- The energy created by the Sun’s core is nuclear fusion.
- The sun travels at 483,000 miles per hour (792,000 km/hr)!
- It takes eight minutes for light to reach Earth from the Sun.
- The Sun is halfway through its life, as it has burned off around half of its hydrogen stores, and can continue to burn for another 5 billion years.
- Temperatures inside the Sun can reach 15 million degrees Celsius.
- The Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis are caused by the interaction of solar winds with the Earth’s atmosphere.
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Download facts about the sun coloring sheets pdf
This fun facts sheet is sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.
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Recommended SUPPLIES FOR FACTS ABOUT THE SUN SHEETS
- Something to color with: favorite crayons, colored pencils, markers, paint, water colors…
- The printed sun facts coloring pages template pdf — see button above to download & print
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More Sun Fun From Kids Activities Blog
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- This sun craft for kids is so much fun to do.
What was your favorite fact about the sun? Mine was the one about the northern lights!