An example of the exploring-materials Timeline cards.

Key Stage 1
Exploring Materials

Explore & Play With Water & Ice

In this activity your child will explore water and ice through play. They will identify and compare the properties of water and ice by discussing their experience of play during this activity.

Throughout our 6 Exploring Materials topics your child will identify and classify different materials, discover the ‘odd’ object and go on a treasure hunt. Play with water and ice and create a sculpture from recycling. This topic contains 6 activities with accompanying activity sheets. In addition, it covers the following key aspects of the National Curriculum in England: Art and Science.

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    Relation to Curriculum in England: = Art = Design & Technology = Science
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Activity Five - Explore With Water And Ice

Activity 5
Explore With Water And Ice

  • Water And Ice activity sheet
  • Ice cubes
  • Container of water
  • Variety of toys including pouring cups and animal figures
  • Sc1/3.1b identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including water
  • Sc1/3.1c describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials

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Activity 1
Grouping Objects

Activity One - Grouping Objects By Material

Activity 2
Odd Object Out

Activity Two - Odd Object Out

Activity 3
Material Properties

Activity Three - Describing The Properties Of Materials

Activity 4
Treasure Hunt

Activity Four - Treasure Hunt

Activity 5
Explore Water & Ice

Activity Five - Explore With Water And Ice

Activity 6
Recycling Sculpture

Activity Six - Create A Recycling Sculpture
Activity Five - Explore With Water And Ice

Activity Five - Explore With Water And Ice

Practical Resources:
  • Water And Ice activity sheet
  • Ice cubes
  • Container of water
  • Variety of toys including pouring cups and animal figures
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Sc1/3.1b identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including water
  • Sc1/3.1c describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials
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