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Does it Melt

Activity: Does it Melt

Short description: Find items to place in the sun or under hair dryer on plates. (ice cube, chocolate, wooden block, toy car etc). Discuss what happens do they change when they get hot.

Teacher: Jake Meegan

Suitable: KS2/KS3

Does it melt (.pdf file)


Magnetic Fun

Activity: Magnetic Fun

Short description: If you have a magnet to hand, find items or waste items around the home that may be magnetic

Teacher: Jake Meegan

Suitable: KS2/KS3

Is it magnetic (.pdf file)


Float or sink

Activity: Float or sink

Short description: Find items to place in a bowl of water and discuss if they sink or float.

Teacher: Jake Meegan

Suitable: KS2/KS3

Float or Sink (.pdf file)


Weather and Clothes

Activity: Weather and clothes match

Description: From a series of different weather and temperatures can you match the symbols of clothing and items to the right type of weather.  

If you want you could always practise dressing up for the weather to encourage life skills support in dressing.

By: Jake

Who for: KS1/KS2/KS3

Weather and Clothes (.pdf file)


Touch Investigation

Activity: Touch investigation

Description: Have a series of items ideally different textures that are safe to handle and allow them to explore the item.

Symbols are provided to help with item choices or ways of describing each item.

Can record how your child reacts if more sensory driven or for those able  get them to add a describing word to the item like foil is shiny etc.

Can always use any scrap left over materials for collages if appropriate.

By: Jake

Who for: all

Touch Test (.pdf file)


Smell Investigation

Activity: Smell Investigation

Description: Have a series of items ideally different smells and allow them to explore the item through smell.

Symbols are provided to help with item choices.

Can record how your child reacts either physically or verbally.

By: Jake

Who for: all

Touch Test (.pdf file)


Farmyard Snap

Activity: Snap

Description: simple  farmyard animals ready for a game of snap to encourage turn taking, matching and social games.

By: Jake

Who for: all

Farmyard Snap (.pdf file)


Farm and Produce

Activity: farm produce match

Description: From a series of animals and corresponding food and produce  symbols can you match together. i.e Ham from a pig , milk from a cow etc.

Can offer multiple choice if difficult to match from large range of symbols.

By: Jake

Who for: all

Farm and Produce match (.pdf file)


And The Animals Go

Activity: And the animals go

Description: Adapted from the ladybird hears story. Can you match the animals with the correct sound.

Stick the symbol in to complete the story!

By: Jake

Who for: all

and the animals go (.pdf file)

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