Scientific explorations for EYFS

Helen Beevers
13th February 2019
EFYS  student using tes science resource

Inspire future Einsteins to explore a range of scientific topics with these engaging ideas and practical investigations

At no time in life are curiosity levels higher than in the very young, which makes the early years classroom the ideal location in which to kick-start an interest in the way the world works. So why not take the time and add some Stem or Steam-style activities to your repertoire? To help you to get started, we've picked out a range of innovative theory lessons and practical tasks.

The Human Life Cycle - Powerpoint

A powerpoint explaining 5 stages of the human life cycle. Suitable for EYFS and KS1
By sophiemhorton

Classroom Material Hunt

This activity will help learners focus on the materials that are surrounding them everyday in their classroom. Learners will have to identify whether an item is made from metal, platic, paper, wood or fabric, and within a given time limit, write or draw the items they see in their classroom in the appropriate column.
By kmed2020

Science - Sequencing Growing a Bean with symbols

Science worksheet for Plants and Flowers topics - sequencing growing a bean. Uses widgit symbols and pictures for a 4 part sequencing task. Ideal for SEN and early years. Can use pictures alone to sequence or sequence with description provided.
By benpartridge

Pond Life Discovery Sheets

Simple sheets for pupils to record on. Linked to pond dipping activities. Sheets include PCS symbols to help support those pupils who may need visual prompts.
By bevevans22

Floating and sinking experiment

to be used after discussing and demonstrating what terms 'float' and 'sink' mean I used during a week looking at the frog prince or during the minibeast topic when we look at frogs- link to lily pads (which I had made with no's on to be fished out of green water in water tray along with magnetic numbers)
By littlesunbeam

Science/Understanding the World Floating and Sinking Experiments, Activities & Emergent Reader

Use this super exciting pack to teach your class all about floating and sinking. Included are the following …

8 pages of awesome activity ideas.

Floating and sinking word mat (in colour and B&W): use this word mat with writing activities.

Recording sheets: 5 recording sheets with differentiated versions = 10 in total! Perfect for pupils of all abilities and different year groups.

Design a rubber ring sheet.

‘Floating and Sinking’ emergent reading book: provided in colour and B&W. You could print the pages back to back and use the book for guided/independent reading. Alternatively, the pages could be printed out separately and used for a display.

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By noworksheetsallowed

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