On March 6, 1912 the first Oreo was sold.
To celebrate Oreo’s birthday, I’m sharing a fun homeschool activity that I learned at Texas A&M. My girls & I attended a science day and this was one of the activities.
Enjoy the activity & some Oreos!
Oreo Phases of the Moon – Homeschool Activity
Obviously, you’ll need a package of Oreos. Each child will need 8 Oreos, a butter knife and a paper plate. You may need more than 8 Oreos if they crack on you.
Depending on the age of your child, let them use a Sharpie to label each phase on the paper plate.
Be very careful as you separate your Oreos.
I had a few crack, so I had to eat them. Gosh!
The full moon & new moon are already done when you pull apart your Oreo.
It may take practice, but each child needs to scrape off the filling to create 2 crescent moons, 2 half moons and 2 ginnous moons.
Be sure to talk with your kids about the moon. Does it shine light or reflect light? Why does the moon look different throughout the month?