An example of the exploring-materials Timeline cards.

Key Stage 1
Exploring Materials

Odd Object Out

In this activity through play, your child will identify the materials from which objects are made.

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
    Download Links: = Activity Plan = Activity Sheet(s)
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Activity Two - Odd Object Out

Activity 2
Odd Object Out

  • Objects made of different materials. For Example:
    Metal: Spoon / coin / sieve
    Plastic: Lego / bowl / toys
    Glass: Jug / marble / jam jar
    Wood: Blocks / toys
    Rock: Stones
  • Sc1/3.1a distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made
  • Sc1/3.1b identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, and rock

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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 Two - Odd Object Out

Activity Two - Odd Object Out

Practical Resources:
  • Objects made of different materials. For Example:
    Metal: Spoon / coin / sieve
    Plastic: Lego / bowl / toys
    Glass: Jug / marble / jam jar
    Wood: Blocks / toys
    Rock: Stones
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Sc1/3.1a distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made
  • Sc1/3.1b identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, and rock
Downloads:

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