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Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it can only be transferred from one store into another. In these pictures, which items do you think use energy? Which ones store energy? Do they all store/use the same type of energy? Cut them out and sort them into groups.
When a moving surface slides on a stationary surface it rubs against it, which slows it down. This is due to friction, a force which resists the movement of one object sliding past another. Understand more about friction with a fantastic practical project: make your own balloon hovercraft!
Quiz questions to encourage your child to think about how scientists work and why they do the things they do.
Plants and animals can live in lots of different places. Can you match these animals to their habitat?
This is a game to help you learn about animals and their babies. Most animal babies look like their parents, but some don’t. Can you find all the pairs of animals and their babies?
A colourful science experiment to try! You'll need some washing up liquid and lots of food colouring. Are you ready to make a snake?
Today you are going to make your own magic playdough. Sounds fun? Let's go...!
It is really important that we help to look after the plants and animals in our wonderful world. Today, you are going to be a happy hero for the birds where you live. You are going to make a feeder to help make sure the birds have food for winter.
We usually see fireworks up in the sky, but today you are going to make some fireworks in a jar!
Our world is extraordinary, and it is up to us to help look after it. Can you circle all the things you can see that are bad for the environment in this picture? Let's encourage other people to help look after our precious world1
Today you are going to make some delicious crispy cakes to help you explore how materials can change.
Aimee is deciding what to wear. She cannot figure out how to dress for all the different seasons. Can you help her choose what to wear to keep warm in the winter and cool and protected in the summer?
In exception words, the English spelling code works in an unusual / uncommon way. Practise writing these Y2 exception words to help you learn them.
Exception words are words in which the English spelling code works in an unusual or uncommon way. Practise using these Y1 exception words on each flashcard sentence to help you learn them.
Cut out these colourful flashcards – with exception words that Reception children need to learn – and see how many you can spell.
Let's play bingo! Each player chooses six exception words to write on their bingo board then take it in turns to pick a card and read it out. The other player checks to see if the word is on their bingo mat, crossing it out if they do. The winner is the person to cross all their words out first.
Let's try some exception words speed sorting! Cut out the word cards and shuffle them. How fast can you sort them into the correct space in the table, based on the number of letters in the word?
Exception words are words in which the English spelling code works in an unusual or uncommon way. Read these exception words then get out your scissors and glue! We are going to make some word and picture cylinders.
How good are you at estimating what something weighs? Let's try this activity, which involves estimating the weight of common household items then checking the weight on your kitchen scales.
Do you know your 2D and 3D shapes? Let's race to see who can find the most items in 30 seconds!
Let's play shops! This fun game will help your child recognise the value of different denominations of coins, as well as supporting their understanding of simple addition and subtraction problems.
Gather a selection of toys or household items that are different lengths and heights. Then ask your child to put them in length / height order and compare them using terms such as “longer / shorter / taller” and “double the length / half the height”.