Explain that stars can be different some are smaller, some are larger, and some appear brighter than others all except the sun are so far away that they look like points of light. Fun Ways to Learn About the Moon and Stars (from Fantastic Fun & Learning)
Look up into the summer night sky and be able to determine what stars you are looking at with this Free Printable Summer Constellation Map. Stargazing is one of the coolest summer activities for kids (and adults too).
Constellation art with rocks and sidewalk chalk. paint the rocks with glow-in-the-dark paint! Summer night star party anyone? Make constellation flash cards, one student draws card and makes constellation, others guess constellation.