Investigate light, dark and shadows in your setting using the light box, torches, dark den and other equipment in our loans box.
Who could use this?
EYFS settings or Year 1 working on the Early Learning Goals could enhance their provision with our light, dark and shadows box. You could challenge the children in your setting to investigate, sort and trace items on the light box, use torches to make shadows in the dark den or create their own puppet show using the equipment provided.
ELG: The Natural World – Understand some important processes and changes in the natural world around them, including the seasons and changing states of matter.
What’s in the box?
Activities to support the use of this box in school and at home
We have a lighting technician EYFS unit to go with this loans box.
- Investigating light and shadow
- Making lanterns
- Sun dials
- Shadow puppets
The Primary Science Teaching Trust has some additional careers links you may like to look at. These are called “A scientist just like me” and introduce children to a diverse range of scientists.
The downloadable power points relevant to this box are: