Science investigations through stories


Experience the magic of exploring science with English and mathematics. This book is packed with child-centred investigations magic of exploring science that are fun, engaging and highly relevant to the KS1 National Curriculum.

Each activity is introduced through a short and humorous story that asks for children’s help in solving a problem. In doing so children are encouraged to work scientifically, collaboratively and apply English and mathematics knowledge and skills. The materials used in the activities are easily accessible, safe to use and cheap!


What people say…

“This well structured book is the perfect text for introducing children to science investigation and helps to establish their mathematics skills” Saydi (KS1 teacher)


“Fantastic stories with highly engaging activities for children” Emma (Science lead)


“Brilliantly thought out activities that begin with an engaging and often funny story. My grandchildren and I really enjoyed this book, several times!” Gail (grandmother)


Age Range: 5-7

Format: Paperback

Authors: Andy Markwick

ISBN: 9780863574757

Looking for more inexpensive and fun activities for science investigations, then check out Science Sparks! (Science Sparks includes 40 engaging indoor and outdoor activities using readily available materials which means everyone can have a go!)

Additional information

Age Range


Price Range

£6.00 – £20.00


The Association for Science Education


Book only


New, Primary, Cross Currricular


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