Learners age 3-7.
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‘These attention-grabbing activities engage and inspire young children.'
This eye-catching book and CD pack is filled with easy to use activities to encourage your children to observe, think and talk. Children will enjoy exploring and extending their ideas through a range of science investigations. All 26 imaginative science activities for kids in the book use common household objects. You won't need any expensive equipment! The CD contains all the printable activity sheets and resources needed for each activity.
There are 26 sections. Each section contains:
- Stimulating science activities for kids.
- Guidelines for how to use the activities.
- Suggestions for what the learning outcomes might be.
- How to recognise children’s thinking and learning.
- Illustrations of children’s responses.
- Active Assessment strategies to use as extension activities.
You can click through the images above to see a sample section of the book.
Engaging science activities for kids.
Made you look, made you think, made you talk is full of ideas for science lessons in Key Stage 1. All the activities can be done with cheap household items and minimal preparation time. Gaynor's imaginative approach to science is sure to grab children's attention. Try rescuing space men trapped in ice or improving observation skills with drawing windows. All these science activities for kids help to teach the science curriculum.
This book makes assessment for learning in science manageable for young children. Each of the science activities includes key questions to ask and ways to record evidence of thinking and learning. The Active Assessment extension activities combine learning and assessment in the classroom. This builds on the Active Assessment Science book. It has been adjusted for Key Stage 1 children.