In our Wonderful World curriculum, we chose the best children’s books we could find and build lessons around them that kids will enjoy.   It turns out that NASA agrees with us about a few of our books being the best. You can actually watch astronauts read them from space!

Story Time from Space is a program where astronauts read great children’s books from the International Space Station

Here is a video of Kate Rubins, an astronaut and medical doctor, reading Rosie Revere, Engineer! This book is featured in our lesson on flight.

And here is Scott Kelly reading Mousetronaut!  This book is featured in our lesson on space. How perfect is that?!

If you explore the website,, you can find several more books to enjoy with your child. along with some science videos.

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About the Author

Laura Sowdon, OTR/L is an occupational therapist, writer, speaker, educator and creator of the Five Senses Literature Lessons homeschool curriculum. She has worked as an occupational therapist with children in public and private schools, as well as private practice. Laura has taught and managed homeschool co-ops as well as homeschooling her own three children. Laura is dedicated to the idea of educating children at a pace that aligns with brain and physical development milestones and respects neurodiversity in all its forms.

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