Primary Activities

AGES 5-11



Primary activities

Welcome to the activity section for ages 5-11. Click on the links below... 

Batteries word searchAn information and activity sheet on batteries and recycling, includes a batteries word search (lower case). Suitable for ages 7-11.
How to make a potato batteryI know that it sounds ridiculous but you really can make a battery out of a few spuds, and here’s a quirky project to show you how. Suitable for ages 7-11.
Electricals word searchAn information and activity sheet on electricals and recycling, includes an electricals word search (lower case). Suitable for ages 7-11.
Energy saving activity chart Download the chart and start recording your energy saving activities.
Energy saving puzzlesEnergy saving Sudoku and word search.
Energy saving colouring in sheetColouring in is fun and does not use any energy, apart from your own!
Waste wordsFind recycling words in the word search (lower case) provided and work out their meaning.
Understanding recyclingWork out the definitions of recycling terms. Suitable for ages 5-11.
Rubbish reviewLook at the way in which rubbish is dealt with at your school. Suitable for ages 5-11.
PlaytimeWrite and present a recycling play! Suitable for ages 7-11.
ShoppingExamine common items of packaging and discuss how it can be reduced. Suitable for ages 5-11.
Recycling presentationResearch and write a presentation about recycling. Suitable for ages 5-7.
Name that symbolIdentify common recycling symbols. Suitable for ages 7-11.
Rubbish checkCheck and manage the amount of rubbish in your school. Suitable for ages 7-11.
Plastic bottle puppetsMaking use of junk materials by making puppets. Suitable for ages 5-7.
Litter exerciseAn introduction to reducing litter in your school. Suitable for ages 7-11.
Litter surveyA questionnaire to be used for the Litter Exercise.
Litter certificateGive this to the class or pupil who collects the most litter.
Looking at packagingAn exercise to look at different kinds of packaging and explore why we use packaging. Suitable for ages 5-7.
Sorting rubbishLearning to sort objects in a variety of ways. Suitable for children aged 5.
Attractive rubbishExploring magnetism. Suitable for children aged 5.
Musical instrumentsMaking simple musical instruments out of rubbish. Suitable for ages 5-7.