Fun science to try
Fun Science Activities At Home
Science is a brilliant way to occupy both your time and your mind. Children are naturally curious, so have some fun doing some science together. Check out some of the links below where you will find a whole host of science experiments and activities. Most of them require items that you will have readily available at home. Have fun enjoying science!
Why not try out a few of our new website discoveries?
Colour Changing Milk
Why not have a go at one of Mrs Dickinson's favourite experiments? It's called Colour Changing Milk. Follow the link below to find the instructions:
Calling all nature lovers
Follow the link below to view the live webcams at Edinburgh zoo - the Rockhopper penguins are particularly amusing at feeding time.
Other links to try
Other science acitivities
Observe Seasonal Changes
As spring has arrived, encourage your child to notice the changes occurring in nature all around them. Talk about the plants, birds and the changing weather.
Discuss the weather each day and share the weather forecast.
Plant and grow some seeds. Watch them grow and discuss the changes each day.
Cut off the tops of vegetables e.g. carrots, parsnips and place in a shallow tray of water. Watch them grow.
Hunt for bugs whilst getting some fresh air. Use the link below to help identify them:
Take a walk in a local park and identify as many plants (including trees as possible). Use this guide to help you to identify common British trees: