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Minibeasts (Themes for Early Years Science.)
Avril Harpley, Ann Roberts
Young children are fascinated by living creatures and the theme of this title is a way of broadening their knowledge of the world around them. The cross-curricular activities in this book focus on five familiar minibeasts: ladybirds, snails, worms, spiders and butterflies. The book also includes photocopiable activity sheets and ideas for displays and assemblies.
My Five Senses
HarperTrophy; Revised edition
This is a great book for introducing all five senses to young children. It also links very well to the QCA KS1 national scheme of work for science helping to introduce the topic of ourselves.
Myself (Themes for Early Years Science)
Lynne Burgess, Irene Yates
"Myself" is a popular theme undertaken in nursery and reception classes. This book provides all the material to plan and carry out the theme. There are 48 pages of cross-curricular activities to familiarise young children with concepts such as their appearance, clothes, homes, feelings and health.
Ourselves (Foundation Themes Science.)
Ourselves is divided into chapters of 'The way we look', 'Where we live' 'Our families', 'Our routines', 'Our favourite things' and 'Growing up'. Within each chapter there are ideas for all six areas of learning to provide a good coverage of the Early Learning Goals.Ideas include making a survey of the local area, making an album about friends and family and choosing favourite songs and television programmes.
Ourselves (Themes for Early Years Science.)
This practical, photocopiable work, for teachers of 3-5 year olds, contains chapters on myself, homes, toys, clothes and food. Ideas include sequencing parts of a story; templates for role-play items, game boards and dice as well as pencil and paper activities.
People Who help Us
The material in the books is all new. PEOPLE WHO HELP US will help young children to appreciate the wide range of people in their lives who provide help and variety of different services. The activities focus on 'helpers' such as friends, families, neighbours, police, fire-fighters, doctors and farmers, lorry drivers, librarians and pilots.
People Who Help Us (Themes for Early Years Science.)
Janet Morris, Anne Farr
This pack contains practical activities covering helping at home; helping at school; keeping healthy; keeping us safe; bringing our food; and making our world beautiful. As well as likely helpers such as the police, fire-fighters and lollipop people, more unusual roles are highlighted, such as opticians, park-keepers and farmers.