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50 Science Investigations To Do Before You're 11 3/4!

I’m sure many of you are familiar with the National Trust booklet – things to do before you are 11 ¾, which gives you lots of lots of ideas to get your children closer to nature.


This science-based booklet aims to excite and inspire your children, to undertake simple activities which will keep them busy over the forthcoming months.


Web links are included to give more information where needed. At the end of the booklet, there is a grid where you can keep a record of when activities have been completed.


We hope you and your children enjoy completing the tasks! We’d love to see any photos that you take – please send these into the school office.

Don't Eat Your Slime!


If you love making and playing with slime, then look no further! This booklet is full of fun slime activities that will keep you occupied for hours! Always ask a grown up before you try any experiments out!

DO try this at home!


Below are lots of ideas for science investigations that you can try out at home. Most of them use simple equipment and ingredients that you might have in your house. When you've done one, why not take a photo and email it to the school office - we'd love to see them! 


Please remember to ask an adult's permission before trying out any investigations at home!