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What stores and transfers energy?
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.
Understanding friction: Build your own balloon hovercraft
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!
Super scientist quiz
Quiz questions to encourage your child to think about how scientists work and why they do the things they do.
A worksheet showing results of an experiment with questions underneath to consider.
Build a wall for Humpty Dumpty
Poor old Humpty is having a terrible time! Can you put Humpty together again and build him a nice sturdy wall to sit on?
Ralf has heard that recycling some of our rubbish can help look after the environment. He has gathered up all the rubbish he can find, but he needs your help to sort it into the right bins. Cut out each item and stick it into the correct recycling bins.
This is me fact file
We all have things that make us unique. Today you are going to make your own book all about you!
Thinking about celebrations
We all have different things to celebrate, such as weddings, birthdays, Christmas, Diwali, Eid and Hanukkah. Can you remember a special celebration you have had with your family and friends? Draw a picture to show how you and your family celebrate special events.
My special people fact file
You probably have special people in your life who make you feel happy, safe or even silly. Today you are going to make a poster about all the people you love and who love you!
Match animals to their habitat
Plants and animals can live in lots of different places. Can you match these animals to their habitat?
Match animals and their babies
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?
Make your own rainbow bubble snake
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?
Make your own magic playdough
Today you are going to make your own magic playdough. Sounds fun? Let's go...!
Make your own bird feeder
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.
Make fireworks in a jar
We usually see fireworks up in the sky, but today you are going to make some fireworks in a jar!
Looking after our planet
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
Experimenting with edible materials
Today you are going to make some delicious crispy cakes to help you explore how materials can change.
Dressing for the seasons
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?
Year 2 exception words flashcards
In exception words, the English spelling code works in an unusual / uncommon way. Practise writing these Y2 exception words to help you learn them.
Year 1 exception words flashcards
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.
Reception exception words flashcards
Cut out these colourful flashcards – with exception words that Reception children need to learn – and see how many you can spell.
Reception exception words bingo
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.
Exception words speed sorting
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 word picture cylinders
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.