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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.
Have you heard the popular nursery rhyme Hey Diddle Diddle? Listen to it again and see if you can spot the words that rhyme.
Can you sing the nursery rhyme and make up some actions? What do you think Incy Wincy spider might have done when he got to the top of the waterspout? Doing the actions with your hands helps to make your fingers nice and strong.
You will need to write your name on all your work at school, so your teacher knows who it belongs to. Try this name writing challenge.
Help your child become familiar with all the letters of their name with this alliteration game. It's a fantastic way to tune in to the sounds in words.
Penny the penguin has sent a postcard from where he lives in Antarctica. She would love it if you could send a postcard back!
Making sound shakers is a lot of fun and can help your child ‘tune in’ to different sounds.
When you get to school, you will need to find your name on your peg and around your classroom. This activity will help you be ready to recognise your name when you see it!
We can make lots of sounds using our bodies by clapping, stomping and more! We can also try making different sounds with our voices. Have a go with this fun, animal cards game!
This activity is a fun way to help train your finger muscles. Can you roll, twist, squash and squeeze the playdough into the shapes of the patterns below? What other patterns can you make?
Read this story with a grown-up, listening carefully for the things that Billy hears during his very noisy day. Can you join in with the story, making the sounds that Billy can hear?
Do you know the two letters and sounds /m/ and /d/? Let's have some colouring fun with these letters.
This activity looks at the sounds /g/ and /o/. Can you colour in all the grapes with a g on them in green? Then trace over all the spots on the octopus with a black pen. The spots will look like the letter o!
Can you spot the odd one out? Say the words and listen to the sounds you can hear at the beginning of the words. Find and circle the odd one out.
The hungry caterpillar is very fussy about his food and will only eat the foods that match the sounds on his body. Can you help him by sticking the correct food in the space next to the matching sound?
Let's practise using the sounds /g/, /c/, /k/ and /o/ with a game of Initial sounds I spy!
Let's play initial sound pairs! Ready, steady...
Play Initial sound dominoes and help your child to tune into initial sounds in a fun, relaxed way.
Be a sound detective and see if you can identify these objects from the sounds they make!
Wilf the wizard is having problems with his potions. All the ingredients for each potion need to start with the same sound. Can you help him match the ingredients to the correct potions?