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Use an online search to find out which planets can be seen each evening. The planets of the Solar System all orbit in roughly the same plane, so children can connect the dots between the visible planets. A simple tip to distinguish planets from stars is that planets don't “twinkle” the same way that stars do. It only takes a minute of online searching to inspire children to think about the other worlds in our system.