promoting engagement using puppets, books and stories

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Welcome to this Continuous Professional Development Unit on the use of puppets, books and stories within primary science. We hope that the unit will support you in making your science lessons more engaging and stimulating for your pupils.

Children love stories! No matter how many times they have heard them before, children enjoy listening to their favourite stories over and over again.

The key principle common to all sections of this unit is that children’s learning is best supported by classroom approaches which build on their love of stories and characters and their innate curiosity about the world around them. Therefore the context of a book or the narrative of a story and its characters can make primary science more accessible, meaningful and fun! The contents of the unit are based on the findings of the ‘BASICS (Books And Stories in Primary Science) Project’ and the ‘Puppets Project’.

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Safety Notice and Disclaimer


PSTT advises teachers to refer to either the CLEAPSS website or SSERC website for up to date health and safety information when planning practical activities for children.

PSTT is not liable for the actions or activities of any reader or anyone else who uses the information in these resource pages or the associated classroom materials. PSTT assumes no liability with regard to injuries or damage to property that may occur as a result of using the information contained in these resources. PSTT recommends that a full risk assessment is carried out before undertaking in the classroom any of the practical investigations contained in the resources.

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