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For Parents


These activities are focused on introducing the scientific method to young children at home and are designed to be simple and easy to do!
Click on the topic to download the activity sheets.


Other resources for you to check out!

Peep -
Peep and the Big Wide World is an animated series that aims to teach science and maths to preschool children (3–5 year olds). Their website contains games and videos but also has a large section with different activities – the themes are colour, plants, ramps, shadows, sound and water.

ExpeRimental -  
A series of videos with information sheets aimed at families to encourage science experiments at home!

Science Sparks -
Website with free simple ideas for preschool and primary school science that also have a strong creative/art link. 

Science Learning Hub -
A really good collection of short, easy to understand articles on different science topics and concepts, including pictures, diagrams and videos.