Year 3

04 Oct 2021

How To Make a Festive Window

For our first activity, we’ll be making festive windows. For this, you’ll need some black sugar paper, assorted tissue paper, scissors and glue. Step 1 Take a piece of sugar paper and fold one corner of the paper to the other. Once they’re aligned, make a fold and cut the […]

07 Oct 2019

Create a Spooktacular Skull for ...

With the spookiest season just around the corner, get your students in the spirit with this affordable 4 step Paper Mache Skull craft idea.

20 May 2019

Place Value Buddies (KS1/KS2 Mat...

Overview:A whole class activity to consolidate understanding of place value. Resources Cards with the correct number of digits (2, 3 or 4) – large enough for display Card with the individual partitioned elements of the numbers for display – for individual pupils. Learning Outcomes – Number and Place Value Year […]

03 May 2019

Sticking to a budget - Money Pro...

Resources: Coins and notes in various denominations Workbooks or other recording method List of daily expenses (Food, fuel, clothes, travel etc.) Learning Outcomes: Mathematics Year 3 Measurement Add and subtract amounts of money to give change, using both pounds and pence signs in practical contexts Year 4 Measurement Estimate, compare […]

10 Apr 2019

Magic Magnets (KS2 Science, Y3)

Overview: A short investigation to demonstrate that magnetic forces (fields) work from a distance and do not need physical contact. Resources: magnets Paper clip Thin card/paper Ruler Programmes of Study: Science Working scientifically Lower KS2 Make systematic and careful observations Forces and magnets – Year 3 notice that some forces […]

10 Apr 2019

Poles Apart (KS2 Science)

Overview:A short experiment to look at what magnetic poles are and how magnets attract and repel each other. Resources: Bar magnets HORSESHOE MAGNETS Button magnets Magnetic pole marbles Range of testing materials – wood, plastic, metal etc. Iron fillings Paper Image of the Earth showing North and South Pole Recording […]

09 Apr 2019

Introducing Magnets (KS2 Science...

Overview: An investigation that allows children to understand the properties of magnetism and grouping materials by properties i.e. magnetic and non-magnetic. Resources: Bar magnet Paperclips Wooden blocks Paper / card objects Plastic objects Hoops Post it note Pens White boards & pens Aluminium cans Steel cans Programmes of Study: Science […]