Pupils look at the materials provided by their teacher. They pick them up and explore them carefully, describing and recording words that describe them and their properties.
PoS - describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials.
NaG - Pupils should explore, name, discuss and raise and answer questions about everyday materials so that they become familiar with the names of materials and properties such as: hard/soft; stretchy/stiff; shiny/dull; rough/smooth; bendy/not bendy; waterproof/not waterproof; absorbent/not absorbent.
WS - performing simple tests; identifying and classifying.