Moon Phases Resources

Ramadan is an excellent opportunity to learn about the phases of the moon since its beginning and end (as well as for other Islamic months) is based upon the phases of the moon. Here are some resources to aid your studies:

Moon Phase Diagram

I stumbled across this chart and I love it! I added the day numbers and it's perfect to show how the moon looks throughout the lunar month. You can visit my Pinterest pin to get the link to download it from. 

I made a few more printables to go with it to hang up on our Ramadan Bulletin Board. It includes the duaa for sighting the crescent moon of the new month.

All the elements can be downloaded from this post.

Moon Phase Crafts


Moon Phase Fonts

Moon Phase Journals

Also check out my Moon Phases Pinterest Board for links to Moon Phase Journals ( you can also access it at the bottom of this page.

Tips for Keeping a Moon Phase Journal (

Moon Phases Lapbooks/Notebooking

  • As most of the old offsite notebooking page links, no longer work, you can find some notebooking pages on my Moon Phases Pinterest Board  (you can also access it at the bottom of this page.

    Moon Phase Learning Activities

    Here are some really handy lessons and learning activities I've come across to
    study the phases of the moon.

    Moon beams - moon activities (PDF) - activities, flashcards, moon phase wheel  and more

    Observe the Moon viewing ideas for the whole family (PDF, 46 pages) packed with activities and moon phase educational information
    Moon Phases - descriptions of the moon phase's, moon visibility, moon phase misconception
    Moon’s Life Cycle:  Hover over each of the cycles to see what the moon looks like at that time.
    Make your own Lunar Calendar (online generator and you print it out)
    Take the Moon Challenge : Drag and drop the moons to the correct place in the lunar cycle

        Moon Phase Reference Sites

        Moon Phase Videos

        Moon Phase Worksheets

        Label the Moon Phase Worksheet (Enchanted Learning)

        My Moon Phases Pinterest Board

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