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75 Start of the day activities

75 Start of the day activities

This colourful resource will certainly keep the children busy every day. Whether it is as they come in and settle for the day or at another time, they will be engrossed by the wide variety of activities that this resource brings. TRIED AND TESTED ON PUPILS WHO LOVED IT! Slides include activities such as: Describing pictures Spellings Using their imagination Math problems What happens next? Creating things What if … questions …and many more
sav11e
Getting Fat Poem Game and Sugar Quiz

Getting Fat Poem Game and Sugar Quiz

Parent/child. Fun poem game and quiz to create awareness about getting fat and consuming too much sugar. Print files, play the poem game by filling in the missing, rhyming words from a list, then play the quiz which includes 9 multiple choice questions and a hand-drawn character.
lilybass
Growing Plants/Garden PowerPoint – KS1

Growing Plants/Garden PowerPoint – KS1

Use a unique PowerPoint as a fun way to introduce and teach simple facts about plants and vocabulary. Ideal for whole class teaching or set up as independent reading / researching ICT activities. In The garden - 24 slides Includes: what is a garden/ what is there in a garden; what is a plant; parts of a plant; parts of a tree; what plants need (soil, water, sun); how insects help (pollen); why minibeasts are a threat and where to find them; what a gardener does; garden tools for different purposes; how to plant (simple instructions); what is compost for and made of; how to make compost; useful words (dictionary) The PowerPoint has been created with animation & sounds – create a file and ensure that you save ALL PPPs and sounds in the same file. If any problem with sounds and fonts, please email me. I have created 4 worksheets that can be used during or after – labelling gardening tools; labelling parts of a plant; what plants need/ do not need to grow healthy (writing activity); facts about compost. how to make compost (writing activity). Please check more of my resources on Plants on TES – thanks for looking :)
mariedp
Consumption: Need or Want?

Consumption: Need or Want?

Students will think about what they encounter and consume in their day-to-day lives, and think about those things in terms of whether they fulfill a ‘need’ or a ‘want’. Students create a list of consumables and categorise them as needs or wants, then make a list of their own needs and wants.
TheTeachersFriend
Understanding Your Ecological Footprint

Understanding Your Ecological Footprint

Students will investigate what an ecological footprint is by using an online activity that calculates their ecological footprint. Students will then think about what actions they can take to reduce their footprint. They’ll understand what an ecological footprint is, know how to use an online tool to calculate their own ecological footprint and be able to list actions they can take to reduce their ecological footprint.
TheTeachersFriend
Getting Fat Poem Game and Sugar Quiz

Getting Fat Poem Game and Sugar Quiz

Parent/child. Fun poem game and quiz to create awareness about getting fat and consuming too much sugar. Play the poem game by filling in the missing, rhyming words from a list, then play the quiz which includes 9 multiple choice questions and a hand-drawn character.
lilybass
Dinosaurs and Birds - Longest bone

Dinosaurs and Birds - Longest bone

Objective: Discover the longest bone in your body and find out what dinosaur(s) were the same height as you! Learning outcomes Children will: make accurate measurements and record and analyse simple data identify the longest bone in their own body learn that not all dinosaurs are the same size discover that some animals have individual bones that are taller than children use mathematics to help answer a question understand that maths can be applied to learning about the human body From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is an exploration of the UK’s natural history past, present and future. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs. The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. More than five million people visit the sites in South Kensington and Tring every year, and the website receives over 500,000 unique visitors a month. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
NHM_London
Dinosaurs and Birds - Dinosaur timeline

Dinosaurs and Birds - Dinosaur timeline

Objective: Make an arm-span timeline to help visualise time. Learning outcomes Children will: learn a strategy for thinking about very long periods of time that can be applied to other aspects of history understand that non-avian dinosaurs lived long before humans – they did not live together understand that Earth is more ancient than dinosaurs understand that humans have lived for a very short time compared to the age of the planet From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is an exploration of the UK’s natural history past, present and future. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs. The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. More than five million people visit the sites in South Kensington and Tring every year, and the website receives over 500,000 unique visitors a month. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
NHM_London
Adventures with Dippy - Dorset: Jurassic forest

Adventures with Dippy - Dorset: Jurassic forest

**Objective: **Use imagination and creative skills to recreate lost worlds. Learning outcomes Children will: learn the names of more than two living things in their local and wider environment (Science: The world around us) be able to identify and describe the functions of different parts of flowering plants (Science) understand the life cycle of flowering plants (Science) be able to describe the life processes of reproduction in some plants (Science) apply multiplication (Mathematics) The resources are designed to complement Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure. There are eight episodes, all relating to the stops on Dippy’s journey. Each considers a different theme with clear links to the national curriculum for 7- to 11-year-olds across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The resources can be used individually and in any order. Each challenge begins with a postcard from an expert scientist, curator or researcher. At the end of each episode pupils can email their findings to Dippy’s team, and will receive a reply. From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is an exploration of the UK’s natural history past, present and future. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs. The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. More than five million people visit the sites in South Kensington and Tring every year, and the website receives over 500,000 unique visitors a month. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
NHM_London
Adventures with Dippy - Overview of the Dippy on Tour resources for 7-11s

Adventures with Dippy - Overview of the Dippy on Tour resources for 7-11s

Aimed at children aged 7-11, our lesson outlines and learning resources will take children on a natural history adventure with Dippy, whether or not they visit him during his tour. There are eight episodes, all relating to the stops on Dippy’s journey. Each considers a different theme with clear links to the national curriculum for 7- to 11-year-olds across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The resources can be used individually and in any order. Each challenge begins with a postcard from an expert scientist, curator or researcher. At the end of each episode pupils can email their findings to Dippy’s team, and will receive a reply. From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is an exploration of the UK’s natural history past, present and future. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs. The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. More than five million people visit the sites in South Kensington and Tring every year, and the website receives over 500,000 unique visitors a month. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
NHM_London
Dinosaurs and Birds - Overview of the Dippy on Tour resources for 4-7s

Dinosaurs and Birds - Overview of the Dippy on Tour resources for 4-7s

Aimed at children aged 4-7, our pick-and-mix collection of cross-curricular activities and facts will enrich Science, Maths, English, DT, Music, Drama and PE lessons. Use them to give an introduction to Dippy, dinosaurs, and their similarities with birds, their closest living relatives. From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is an exploration of the UK’s natural history past, present and future. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs. The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. More than five million people visit the sites in South Kensington and Tring every year, and the website receives over 500,000 unique visitors a month. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
NHM_London