Home learning 4-7

Fun and colourful resources to support home learning for ages 4-7

Get creative at home

Learning doesn't stop at the school gate. Encourage children aged 4-7 to continue learning at home with these exciting resources, carefully curated to support teachers and parents.

Discover the magic in science through the use of loveable children's tales. Understand seasonal changes with The Emperor's New Clothes or test the properties of different materials to help save Humpty Dumpty.

Learners can also discover more about materials alongside circuits and forces. And don't forget to register to be the first to know when new resources go live!


Science in stories: The Emperor's new clothes

Can you help the Emperor find out about the seasons and choose the right clothes for each season? Describe seasonal changes.


Peter Pan 1: How shadows are formed

Can you make a new shadow for Peter Pan? Investigate whether an opaque, translucent or transparent material will work best.


Science in stories: Humpty Dumpty

Can you protect Humpty Dumpty from his fall? Use your understanding of the properties of materials to give Humpty Dumpty a safe landing.


Introducing circuits

Investigation video, photo slideshow, song sheet and activity sheets exploring simple electric circuits.


Introducing forces

Investigation video, photo slideshow, song and activity sheets exploring pushes and pulls.


Introducing materials

What's the best material for a raincoat? Experiment instruction video, activity sheets, presentation and song.


Ready. Steady. Science! (primary)

A collection of fun and creative science experiences using simple items for ages 4-11.


Be a Dinosaur Detective

Look at the fossil evidence, become a fossil hunter and discover how dinosaurs lived millions of years ago.


Charles Macintosh

Discover the life and work of Charles Macintosh and help him choose the right material for his raincoat so he doesn't get wet!


Introducing living things and their habitats

Animation, video and worksheets introducing pupils to living things and their habitats.


Science in stories: Jack & the Beanstalk

Can you help the giant get back to his castle? Over two lessons pupils will learn about trees and what they need to grow tall and strong.


Living things worksheets (Science Explorer offline training 4-7)

Set of five Living Things worksheets to encourage pupils to work scientifically. Can be used as offline Science Explorer training.


Resource planners (primary)

Resource planners guide you through all the content on the bp educational service website for the specified age group.