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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.
Days of the week maze
Ted needs to follow the order of the days of the week to get through this marvellous maze. Can you help him make the right choices about which way to go to find his friends?
Counting to 6 game
The farmer needs some help organising his sheep! This activity will help you with your number recognition and counting skills.
Counting to 6 board game: Race around space
Let's go on a race around space! Play this fun game and practise counting from 1 to 6.
Counting to 5
Can you count to five? We're going to make some bee finger puppets and sing a song with actions to help us practise.
Count and pay
Let's play shops! Find some toys, give them price tags and then take it in turns to be the shopper and the shopkeeper.
Count and colour
This is the kind of activity you may do with your teacher when you go to school. Can you count the bugs and colour in the correct number?
This super-splashy activity will introduce your child to investigating with numbers
Baking measurement challenge
Baking is a fantastic way to practise some of your marvellous maths skills. Have a go at making these delicious cookies.
2D shape art
Flat two-dimensional shapes are used in pictures and artwork all the time. Ask a grown-up to help you cut out these shapes, then make your own shape masterpiece in the frame
Organising a sequence of events
This activity is designed to help develop your child’s understanding of the order of everyday events. Look at the images, which represent things that happen throughout the day, and see if you can order them correctly.
Ordinal numbers race
This racing game will help develop your child’s understanding of positioning items according to their place in a group using ordinal numbers (first, second, third, etc.).
First addition and subtraction practice
Complete the simple additions and subtractions, then cut out the pieces of the puppy’s house. Help your child stick them on the background picture one at a time in the correct order, based on the answers to the calculations.
Describe the position of objects
Can you find all the items in these images. You'll need to use words like 'in', 'on' and 'under'.
Counting and sharing objects game
This Teddy Bears’ picnic game is designed to support children’s understanding of counting out objects from a larger group and then sharing them into equal, smaller groups.
Missing letter or sound challenge
Using letter arrow cards, can you work out which sound could go in the blank arrow in these words?
Make words using arrow cards
Can you spell these words? Using a set of letter arrow cards, write the word that represents each picture. How many did you get right?
Letter arrow cards
These letter arrow cards an help you practise putting sounds together to make some words. Cut them out and use them to show off your word-building skills now!
Letter arrow cards rhyming words
Fancy a game of Rhyming Words? Take it in turns to choose a card, then see how many rhyming words you can make. The player with the most rhyming words wins that round.
Consonant cluster words race
Fancy a game of Consonant Clusters? Race to make a word using letter arrow cards for each cluster on your mat. The first player to complete the task wins.
Introducing /c/ and /k/
Shall we find out about the letters and sounds /c/ as in cat and /k/ as in kite? Pencils at the ready!