We’ve gathered some of our favorite Ready Jet Go! activities for you to explore with your young engineers. Find on-demand family workshops, printables, and more!

Come Play with Force and Motion Extension Activities

Build a Paper Rocket

In this activity from Ready Jet Go!, your child will investigate how to make a paper straw rocket go as far as possible.

This activity comes with a lesson plan for parents and teachers to extend the learning into their home or classroom.

Robotic Arm Challenge

In this activity from Ready Jet Go!, your child will use their engineering know-how to build a robotic arm, and then use it to solve an out-of-reach problem such as grabbing a toy that rolled under the couch or an object on a high shelf.

Ready Jet Go Printables

Print, color, cut out, and hang these fun Ready, Jet, Go! door hangers with your child. You need scissors and crayons/color pencils/markers.

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Do you want to fly across the solar system with Jet and his friends? Choose a character to play as and then be the first to reach the finish line. Complete instructions and game pieces included, but will need scissors, crayons or colored pencils, and tape.

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Kid-Approved Show Ready Jet Go Games

Jet's Rocket Ship Creator

Your child can build a rocket ship by choosing the pieces to complete missions to different planets in space.

Sydney's Astro-Tracker

Learn about classes and types of asteroids in this rocket racing game where your child can circle and paint asteroids to classify them.

pic of sydney's astro tracker

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