When was it invented? Grouping activity KS2

This matching game lists some common items that we use every day and asks children to work out how long ago they were invented.

The inventions can be written in the appropriate boxes, cut out and stuck in or coloured in the correct colour to match the decade making it great for different ages and abilities.

Ideal for:
Working scientifically
Just for fun! - a great tutor time or end of day activity.

The resource contains activity sheet (print 2 pages per sheet for A5 copies) and answer sheet pdfs.

There is an interactive version of this game available in The Science Brainery

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  • When-was-it-invented-ANSWERS.pdf
  • When-was-it-invented-grouping-game.pdf

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Created: Nov 13, 2020

Updated: Jan 15, 2021

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