This lesson plan for teachers of primary students at level A1 explores the theme of space. Students will participate in a skills based lesson around this theme.

This lesson plan uses a number of online and downloadable resources from the LearnEnglish Kids website. In this lesson, children play a game using vocabulary about space, sing a song about travelling to the sun, listen and read a story about a fictional planet, and design their own story with support from a structured template, and then write about it.


  • To help students extend their vocabulary
  • To develop students’ speaking and listening skills
  • To develop students’ writing skills

Age group

CEFR level A1

60 minutes +

The lesson plan can be downloaded in PDF format below. In addition, you will need paper or card, and to access the following online activities from the LearnEnglish Kids website:

Katy Simpson-Davies


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