The increased daylight at this time of the year may promote kids’ curiosity about the universe and our solar system. Spark kids’ interest with these suggested activities. Science 1. Learn more about space, the planets, sun, and moon: Let your kids know that the Earth is one of several planets in our solar system, with the sun at the center, and a moon that revolves around Earth. Our solar system is located in the outward spiral of the Milky Way.