Scientific explorations for EYFS

Science lessons, activities and experiments to help engage EYFS learners in Stem and Steam

Tes Resources Team

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.

Classroom Material Hunt
kmed2020

Classroom Material Hunt

(13)
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 ...
Science - Sequencing Growing a Bean with symbols
benpartridge

Science - Sequencing Growing a Bean with symbols

(13)
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.
Pond Life Discovery Sheets
bevevans22

Pond Life Discovery Sheets

(10)
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.
Floating and sinking experiment
littlesunbeam

Floating and sinking experiment

(4)
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 nu...