Things to try at home with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Chestnut Class – There are some practical projects to use for the Predators topic by British Science Association and LearnByDesign. Don’t worry, you do not need to complete everything or meet the activity. You may enjoy your own ideas to tie in with these STEM activities. Your child might have some ideas to try TinkerCAD to design a ferocious predator for the 3D printer.

Chestnut Term Topic Avoiding the Predators Worksheet Activity – Read the instructions below to your child/sibling. Avoid the squares on the grid containing the word ‘Predator’. If you accidentally move into a square containing any letter of the word ‘Predator’, you must swap turns and continue. Try and save most of the animals.


STEM @ Home by LearnByDesign activity packs – Have you ever wanted to help your child understand Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) better? Not sure what sort of activities to do that will help your child understand the world around us? We have put together a series of creative activities that you can work on with your child that demonstrates various aspects of creative STEM throughout various key stages.


IET The Institution of Engineering and Technology – resources for anyone at home – Free resources and activities that you may enjoy at home which cover a range of topics from radio waves, LEGO, electronics, designing, space, weather and robotics to section drawings and engineering.



Turing Tumble – Discover how computers work. Online Turing Tumble Simulators NEW. See how simple switches, connected together in clever ways, can do incredibly smart things. build mechanical computers powered by marbles to solve logic puzzles. It’s fun, addicting, and while you’re at it, you discover how computers work.


Conkers Year 1/2 – Below are some useful KS1 tools they have used. Just2easy Turtle teaches the concepts of directions and steps including decision making and critical thinking.



CREST Resources Library by British Science Association. There are lots of practical activities through primary and secondary of project resources and challenge packs.


Youth Sport Trust – Home Resources and Primary PE Activities. There are activity cards, gamers, dance, athletics, gymnastics and outdoor learning which Forest schools have an inspirational learning process for the outdoor education delivery model. These include 60 second physical activity challenges.