Primary School Materials Books

  • Fundamental Science Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781911341970
    FNSC 5 years +
    5 years +
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    These 10 books cover everything children will be studying during their science lessons at Key Stage 1.

    With activities, experiments and ideas for investigations, they cover senses, health, everyday materials and so much more. Highly accessible, they're full of diagrams and helpful photographs to help children understand the notoriously tricky concepts.

    The books provide fascinating explanations of natural phenomena and encourage children to observe and investigate the world around them and think critically about anything scientific.

    Format: Paperback
  • AMBVJ 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Make science fun with 101 amazing step-by-step science experiments for kids that are safe and easy to do at home. Be the next Albert Einstein with these cool science experiments for kids and discover how to bend light, weigh air and even make a rainbow! 101 Great Science Experiments is bursting with fun experiments for you to try out at home revealing the secrets of science through practical and exciting projects. Find out how to use everyday objects to discover the principles of science. With 101 science experiments for kids inside covering topics such as colour, magnets, senses, electricity and much more you'll be discovering the laws of science before your eyes. See sound, build a buzzer and even make an underwater volcano! Each science project is explained simply and clearly plus specially commissioned photography shows how each project should look making the experiments clear and easy-to-follow for kids.
  • APVMP 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £11.99
    The things all around us are made from materials. Some are hard, soft, shiny or rough. Why not make paper chains, build wooden towers or use materials to make different sounds? Learning through play helps children make sense of their world. The 'Play and Discover' series is perfect for developing their natural curiosity. There is lots to talk about and great ideas for creative play. Each book includes notes for parents and teachers with further activity ideas.
  • AKHKT 4 years +
    Abby Colich
    4 years +
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    This title explores what rock it, where it comes from, how it's made, what its properties are, and what it is used for.
  • AKHJT 4 years +
    Abby Colich
    4 years +
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    This title explores what glass is, where it comes from, how it's made, what its properties are, and what it is used for.
  • AKRHK 4 years +
    Abby Colich
    4 years +
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    This title explores what metal is, where it comes from, how it's made, what its properties are, and what it is used for.
  • ARJDC
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    Read and Experiment is an engaging series that uses fun experiments to introduce children to analytical thinking, scientific concepts and experimental procedures. Through fun, carefully designed experiments, it encourages children to get hands-on with science, asking questions and seeking their own answers by following the illustrated step-by-step instructions. The title gets them familiar with the science of materials.
  • AKRHL 4 years +
    4 years +
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    This title explores what plastic is, where it comes from, how it's made, what its properties are, and what it is used for.
  • AKZAQ 4 years +
    4 years +
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    This title utilizes real-size photographs to teach young learners about different types of rocks and soil. Instead of explaining in words alone to explain the appearance and composition of different types of rocks and soil, the book conveys information about scale, proportion, and use with accurately-sized photographs.
  • AKZAI 4 years +
    Abby Colich
    4 years +
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    This title explores what paper is, where it comes from, how it's made, what its properties are, and what it is used for.
  • AQCIR 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This colourful book introduces young childre to rocks and soil. Looks at topics such as what's inside the Earth, igneous and sedimentary rocks, types of rock, rocks and minerals, life in the soil, types of soil, soil layers and erosion. Includes a quiz, a step-by-step recipe to make chocolate igneous rocks. Free downloadable worksheets available.
  • ADNKR 7 years +
    7 years +
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    There are four books in the series: Electricity and Magnets, Sound and Light, Forces and Motion and Matter and Materials. Each title contains 20 tried and tested experiments. The experiments are all safe to do, use household materials, are manageable but absorbing, and offer rewarding results. Readers are told how long each experiment lasts, what materials are needed and what the results mean. Eye-catching illustrations and engaging text make this the perfect book for the budding scientist!
  • AKGTX
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    This is an engaging and entertaining reference guide about crystals and gems - perfect for younger readers. From the rarest crystal to more common gems Eyewitness Crystal & Gem explores the many stunning crystals, profiling how they formed, where to find them and follows their path to being set in jewellery. Packed with all the essential information from the previous edition Eyewitness Crystal & Gem is now more interactive and colourful than ever with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines making the book more engaging and educational for your child.
  • APVPT 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This series investigates just how lots of familiar household items are put together. This is explored in an ethical and fair trade context, featuring information on both good and bad working environments around the world, and highlighting the work of Fairtrade and similar organisations. Well Made, Fair Trade: My Bed and Other Furniture explores the problems faced by the people who produce and assemble our furniture, and shows how fair trade projects are helping them.
  • AJKNZ 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This title features all new activity collection with the ultimate blend of facts and fun. With Ultimate Factivity Collection Rocks and Minerals, learning has never been this fun! Engaging reference notes guide you through activities, while fun challenges and interesting puzzles are designed to inspire creativity. It is packed with puzzles, games, doodles and over 500 stickers to accompany amazing facts and information. Dig up the Earth's hidden wonders, whether it's ancient rocks, glittering gems, or ancient ruins. From pharaohs and gemstones, to diamonds and golds there's something to interest everyone. You can design your own crown, match the gemstones and find out who has the most treasure. The combination of fun activities and educational information will help improve your child's social, emotional, cognitive, and language skills - and they'll have fun while doing it! Uncover your very own buried treasure with Ultimate Factivity Collection Rocks and Minerals.
  • AEUSI 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Where do our clothes come from? What's the link between gorillas and mobile phones? Does chocolate grow on trees? Answering these questions and many more, How We Make Stuff is an engaging exploration of the way we use Earth's natural resources. Featuring pop-ups, pull-tabs and booklets, it is an interactive extravaganza! The first title in the series, How The World Works, won the prestigious Royal Society Young People's Book Prize.
  • AQCHI 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £12.99
    Mind Webs is an inspiring, visually exciting, series which will make science make sense. A mind web is a way of putting all of the key information about a topic on one page. Each book contains 12 mind webs, each beautifully illustrated with pictures and diagrams, showing how the information about each topic links together in a truly fascinating way. Whether you want to gain a better understanding of science, or whether you need to revise a topic, these books will give you the full picture, helping you to sort out, learn and remember key science concepts, facts and ideas. Includes advice on how to make your own mind web and a full glossary to extend your scientific vocabulary.
  • BMAYS Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    The My First Guides series offers introductions to a broad variety of high-interest topics. Detailed step-by-step instructions supported by photos and illustrations ensure young readers will be successful with hands-on activities such as folding paper aeroplanes, constructing duct tape projects, and performing magic tricks. Close-up photos and fun facts introduce readers to military vehicles, fast vehicles, robots, and other topics that even the youngest readers are clamouring to learn more about. All topics are presented in a brief manner to support comprehension for young readers.
  • AONVL 7 years +
    7 years +
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    The invention of plastics was one of the most important discoveries of the past century, revolutionising the way things are made, stored, and packaged. This book tells the story of plastics, from the science behind their creation, to their use across all aspects of society. You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Plastic! is part of the new science and technology strand within the internationally acclaimed You Wouldn't Want to Be series, created and designed by David Salariya.
  • ADWDT 4 years +
    4 years +
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    An exciting picture book, featuring brand new characters from highly-regarded, best-selling, multi-award-winning talent, Oliver Jeffers. When life in the forest begins to change; when trees mysteriously lose their branches, when whole tree trunks start to disappear, when homes are lost, the only course of action for the forest dwellers is to begin a full scale investigation. Alibis must be proved, clues must be sought but even so, blame is never far from anyone's thoughts. Who is the perpetrator of this heinous crime? Will justice be done?