RESOURCES

A bank of creative science activity resources to help those looking after children at home over the next few weeks to help keep them curious!

Tots Time Science Booklet Front Page

TOTS TIME SCIENCE
BOOKLET

'What's In The Box?' will take you through a series of activities to do at home with little ones. This activity is all about inspiring curiosity.  

Ages: Under 3s

Duration: Half and hour 

Tots Time Science At Home Explainer Front Page

TOTS TIME SCIENCE

EXPLAINER

This document gives some more ideas about different kinds of things to put in the boxes for 'What's In The Box?'.

Ages: Under 3s

Duration: Half and hour 

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BACK GARDEN

SCAVENGER HUNT

Have a go at finding all sorts of different items in the back garden. This playful activity is all about observation skills and opens up conversations about nature and biodiversity. 

Ages: Primary

Duration: Up to an hour depending on size of space

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MYCELIUM MODELS

This document takes you through how to make models out of mushrooms. This experiment takes several weeks, and you'll cultivate mycelium and mould it into different shapes. This activity is all about scientific methodology and biology.

Ages: KS2 and KS3

Duration: Half-hour activities every few weeks for six weeks

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THE IGNITE! SCIENCE 

BUSKING HANDBOOK

Have a go at making some of our most popular simple science tricks and try them out on the rest of the family. These science tricks are all about the senses and how our brains interpret the world around us.  

Ages: Primary

Duration: An hour to do all the tricks

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POSTCARDS FROM

SPACE

Imagine you're writing a postcard home from space, telling someone about everything you can see and do. This creative activity is about learning about conditions in space as much as it is about using the imagination. 

Ages: Primary

Duration: Up to an hour 

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CURIOSITY BOXES

A simple activity exploring what makes objects curious, what is curiosity and how to create your own cabinet of curiosity. 

Ages: All ages - children and adults!

Duration: Half an hour for each object

 

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