Me and My Senses

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This workshop has been running with great success in Hertfordshire schools for a number of years and is an ideal interactive workshop to do alongside classroom work on ‘Ourselves’. The children move through a series of activities with their accompanying adult, using a ‘hospital record card’ for their observations and measurements such as hair colour, hand span, fingerprints etc. Other activities encourage them to test their senses and investigate their bodies’ capabilities.

Teachers have commented that this is the perfect consolidation or preparation for the ‘Ourselves’ and ‘Health and Growth’ science units and a wonderful opportunity for all children to take part in investigative science.

Parent helpers enjoy actively participating in their children’s learning and also finding out more about the curriculum at KS1.

This workshop needs to take place in the school hall

Curriculum links


Understanding of the world – Exploring observing and investigating


Language for communication and thinking – Physical Development – Using equipment and materials – Creative development – Exploring media and  materials Working scientifically – Using first hand experiences to ask and answer questions – Everyday materials and their properties – Using their senses to explore


Speaking and listening


R, 1 & 2

A whole day: 2 x 2 1/4 hours sessions/workshops at £380 per day
Morning only: 1 x 2 1/4 hours sessions/workshops at £255 per morning
All materials and equipment provided. Maximum class numbers = 45 pupils


You will need to provide 8 adult helpers in addition to the class teacher for each session/workshop