Exploring Materials


In this module students explore, name, discuss properties of everyday materials such as: hard/soft; stretchy/stiff; shiny/dull; rough/smooth; bendy/not bendy; waterproof/not waterproof; absorbent/not absorbent; opaque/transparent. Finally, students apply the properties learned and build a house.

Exploring Materials – 1 Pack
Exploring Materials – 25 - Class Pack
Exploring Materials – 100 - School Pack
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Curriculum Connect(s):
Distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made.
Identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water, and rock.
Describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials.
Compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties.

Activities in the module:
PSKND5YS520-Explore Hard Soft objects
PSKND5YS521-Find out which of the given materials stretch the most?
PSKND5YS522-Explore shiny and dull materials
PSKND5YS523-Sort the given materials based on the roughness
PSKND5YS524-Which of the given materials can be bent the most?
PSKND5YS525-Investigate waterproof and absorbent materials
PSKND5YS526-Investigate opaque and transparent materials
PSKND5YS527-Build a house

English National Curriculum

Year 1




1 Pack, 25 – Class Pack, 100 – School Pack


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