Exploring the Universe: Montessori Lower Elementary Activities with Elements True and False Cards

Welcome to a captivating journey of exploration of the elements of our universe with our unique Elements True and False activity. Prepare for an exciting exploration of the vast universe with the engaging True and False Cards activity perfect for Montessori lower elementary activities. Designed as a captivating follow-up to the First Great Lesson, this activity offers an opportunity for children to delve deeper into the cosmic curriculum and expand their understanding of the elements that make up our universe.

Elements of the Universe True or False Cards

Designed to inspire curiosity and critical thinking, Elements True and False Cards cards provide an interactive way for lower elementary children to explore and comprehend the elements that shape our universe.

This activity is a fantastic extension to the first great lesson!

Materials and Setup

Preparing for the activity is simple and straightforward. All you need is the downloadable PDF containing the True and False Cards, answer key, recording sheets etc. With the cards color-coded to indicate different levels of difficulty, organizing the materials becomes a breeze. You can print everything to have the more difficult materials on hand, or select only the pages you need.

The True and False Cards about the Elements of the Universe activity is thoughtfully designed to cater to learners of varying levels. The cards are conveniently color-coded to indicate different levels of difficulty, allowing for seamless differentiation. This organization not only assists in selecting appropriate challenges for each child but also promotes a sense of progression as they advance through the activity.

Activity Components

The True and False Cards set comprises several components that enhance the learning experience.

Children can read through the information cards provided. Next, they can layout the True and False labels on their work mat.

There are twelve cards with different statements on them. Each card in numbered with a set number and card number. In addition, each set represents a different level of difficulty. All of this helps children and guides to track the level of difficulty with which the child is working.

Some statements are very tricky and children will need to read them carefully in order to correctly sort the material.

You can offer a pencil and clipboard/working surface to the child. Children can use the recording sheets provided to correct the false statements.


Children are encouraged to critically analyze each statement and determine whether it is true or false. By engaging with these cards, they embark on a journey of discovery, fostering their curiosity and broadening their knowledge of the cosmos.

As children engage in this activity, they develop essential skills such as critical thinking, research, and reasoning. They are challenged to explore various resources, including the information cards provided, encyclopedias, and technology, to investigate and validate the accuracy of each statement. This process cultivates an inquisitive mindset and nurtures their ability to discern fact from fiction.

Furthermore, this material presents a valuable opportunity to enhance reading comprehension skills. Children need to read attentively and patiently, paying close attention to the subtle differences and details on the True and False cards. Developing these skills is crucial for children to become proficient readers and critical thinkers. The practice of working carefully and slowing down has been a focus for my 10-year old, and this material struck the perfect balance for us! The engaging subject matter captured his interest, and he was fully focused on the task at hand.

By building upon the foundation laid by the First Great Lesson, the Elements True and False Cards activity ignites a sense of wonder and curiosity, encouraging children to explore the elements of the universe with enthusiasm and eagerness. It serves as a valuable tool for reinforcing key concepts, deepening comprehension, and fostering a lifelong love for learning about our vast and mysterious cosmos.


Engagement is key to fostering a love for learning. With the True and False Cards activity, we encourage children to actively participate in discussions and independent exploration. The true/false format sparks curiosity and stimulates critical thinking, allowing children to immerse themselves in the fascinating world of the elements.

Prepare to embark on a captivating journey of discovery with the True and False Cards about the Elements of the Universe activity. Let your child’s imagination soar as they engage with this immersive cosmic exploration, expanding their knowledge and uncovering the wonders of our extraordinary universe.

HOKA Lower Elementary

Join us on this cosmic journey by signing up for the waiting list of the Hands-on Kids Activities Club Lower Elementary Program, where you’ll gain access to a wealth of enriching resources to enhance your Montessori lower elementary adventure.

This material is available in the brand new Hands-on Kids Activities Club – Lower Elementary track! You can sign-up for the waiting list to be the first to learn when the we will be accepting new members!

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