I made this to teach KS1 children about shadows. The Peter Pan picture is a good discussion point (can your shadow move on its own? Can you touch your shadow etc.). The shared read also explores these ideas of a shadow, helping to draw out and challenge misconceptions. There is then a hyperlink to a fantastic Interactive resource which the children can use to explore shadows in terms of length and direction in the day and night, indoors and outdoors. The end of the PowerPoint features a Weakest Link style quiz which I usually use as a plenary.


  • Shadows Powerpoint!.ppt

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Created: Aug 26, 2011

Updated: Jun 17, 2014

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7 Reviews

  • 4

    Great resource, thanks for sharing

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    user avatartabby10663 years agoreport

    Really like the questions which I will use as practical investigation. Thank you.

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    user avatartmac19663 years agoreport

    Great idea thanks

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    user avatarSalmonman4 years agoreport

    Great idea to link to Peter Pan and helps with discussion. Couldn't find the hyperlink though?

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    user avatarTheawray4 years agoreport

    great review tool. thanks