This beautiful illustrated wooden wheels allows you to see what the cycles of our heavenly luminary, the moon. Ideal for teaching moon phases to children – or for grown-up’s as a beautiful decoration.
Watching the phases of the moon can connect us to and helps us remember we are part of the cosmos! Our very birth is connected to the cycles of the moon, and its phases affect all living creatures on the Earth, this illustration shows the elements through the lunar phases; it reflects the elements (air, water, fire and earth) and flora and fauna to remind us of the moons influence on everything on our terra-firma.
When it comes to to teaching moon phases to first graders a picture is worth a thousand words, this wooden moon phases board allows children to see the living earth and their moon in a totally relatable way. The Earth, as seen from space is gently suggested in the centre – but the image really draws the children in, as if they were standing on the ground looking at the moon, this allows them to relate, understand and hold that knowledge.
This wheel is 295mm diameter and does not connect to the Moon Calendar. It is a stand alone product perfect to teach little ones about the moon or to have on the nature table to help observational science blossom in your home.
Printed on FSC sustainable plywood this product is 9mm, perfect and chunkey.
It is our hope that by producting beautiful products on sustainable robust material we create value and objects that will be passed from one gerneration to another.