Indoor Science

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Indoor Science

When the weather gets wet and windy and the nights begin to draw in, why not stay indoors and have a go at some of these activities, from kitchen science ideas and indoor activities to films and books to enjoy together. 

Activity Sheets
Space Activity Sheets - get creative with our space-themed colouring, spot the difference and maze
Space Wordsearch - can you find all the words?
STEM Quiz - just for fun 
Minibeasts Crossword - can you solve the clues?
Bird Wordsearch - can you find all the words?
Build Your Own Model Planet - experiment to find out what happens the faster it spins

Websites
DadLab - fun and simple kitchen science experiments 
Institute Of Physics - Do Try This at Home simple kitchen science experiments
WWF Nature Quizzes - fun quizzes themed around our natural world
Micro:bit - free coding lessons
DK Find Out - fascinating facts about all sorts of things
STEM Learning - inspiration and ideas to support the learning of STEM subjects

Books
15 Minute STEM, Emily Hunt - 40 quick and easy at home STEM activities 
The Sticky, Stinky Science Book, Kris Hirschmann - fun activities to do at home with added facts about gross science in the real world
Science You Can Eat, Stefan Gates - discover the incredible, edible science that happens every time you cook, bake, or eat

Apps
Star Tracker - explore the night sky to discover stars, planets and constellations
Flora Incognita - discover what plants are in your local area with this useful automated plant identifier

Share your experience and help inspire others!

Please take photos of your children completing the activities and their achievements – we’d love to see them and share them with others to inspire more children to take part. You can share images in the following ways: