Primary Science Kits

Primary Science Mix and Measure KitLearning Resources has just released two new sets to help primary school children take an interest in science.

With the Primary Science Mix & Measure Kit, children aged from four to eight can use a variety of chunky plastic tools to help them explore the simple science concepts involved in measuring out substances and mixing them together.

The set includes a measuring scale, a lidded bowl (15cm in diameter), small measuring cups and spoons and 10 wipe-clean activity cards.

Priced around £29.95, children can explore the child-sized equipment on their own, with the colour-coded design helping them to understand measuring, or they can follow the illustrated step-by-step activity cards. Most of the activities involve making some kind of appealing substance like ‘mystery goo’ and ‘puffy paint’.

Primary Science Magnet SetChildren aged four to eight can also learn about the attractions of science with the Primary Science Magnet Set.

For around £29.95, youngsters can use all kinds of fun and easy-to-handle gadgets to learn about big concepts in science, such as repulsion, attraction and polarity.

Included in the kit is a maze tray measuring 28cm x 21cm and lots of different types of magnets, such as a magnetic post and string, horseshoe magnet, bar magnets (with attachable cars), four ring magnets and two ladybird magnets.

There are all kinds of activities on the wipe-clean activity cards, too.