Ip and Pol are having a terrible time: their den has been destroyed and, try as they might, they can’t find somewhere new to live that’s just right. Can you help them?
Curriculum Link: Uses of Everyday Materials – the suitability of a variety of everyday materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for particular uses.
The Lollips’ Den is the first of six titles in the new Stories for Science series from Millgate House Education, The Lollips’ Den is an endearing and beautifully illustrated story for children aged 5-7 which sets the scene for science investigations about everyday materials.
Generously sized to make it perfect for sharing at the front of the class or in groups, the book also comes with an extensive downloadable resource pack of teacher notes and lesson plans linked to the story.
The stories do not have satisfactory endings and the characters are left with a problem to solve. After doing some appropriate investigations in science lessons, children will be able to use their knowledge to write a happy ending to the story.
The book comes with an extensive downloadable resource pack of teacher notes and lesson plans.
The second installment in the Stories for Science series is now available check out Holiday on Earth now!
|National Curriculum for England and Wales||Scotland Curriculum for Excellence|
|Y2: Uses of everyday materials||Science: Properties and uses of substances|
|Pupils should be taught to:|
Identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for particular uses.
Find out how the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.
|Early Level: Through creative play, I explore different materials and can share my reasoning for selecting materials for different purposes (SCN0 -15a).
First level: Through exploring properties and sources of materials, I can choose appropriate materials to solve practical challenges (SCN1 -15a).
Age Range: 5-7
Author: Elizabeth Flinn
Illustrator: Hannah Thompson