Become mini-engineers in this hands-on workshop for Early Years.

Classes: Nursery–P1
Cost: £40
Timings: 10:30/12:30 (60 mins) (check your booking for timings and arrive at the museum at least 15 minutes before the start of your workshop)
Dates available: Mon 28 – Thu 31 Oct 2019

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How should I prepare my group/class for this workshop?

Max of 25 pupils per session. 

What will my pupils do in the workshop?

Pupils become engineers to help fix the museum’s broken clock. Through hands-on activities, pupils lead the learning, exploring pushes, pulls and twists, and discover related vocabulary using our engineer’s word wall.

"They loved the workshop - it was a great mix of discussion and play-based learning" - P1 teacher

"Inspired the children about STEM and it fitted in really well as we have just been learning about clocks and time" - P1 teacher

Useful resources and activities

  • Visit our Imagine gallery (Level 1) and Adventure Planet (Level 5) for hands-on activities for nursery-P1 aged children.

Curriculum links





I explore sounds, letters and words, discovering how they work together, and I can use what I learn to help me as I read and write.

ENG 0-12a/LIT 0-13a/LIT 0-21a


Maths and numeracy

I have explored numbers, understanding that they represent quantities and I can use them to count, create sequences and describe order.

MNU 0-02a


Health and Wellbeing

I can describe some of the kinds of work that people do and I am finding out about the wider world of work.

HWB 0-20a / HWB 1-20a


Through everyday experiences and play with a variety of toys and other objects, I can recognise simple types of forces and describe their effects.

SCN 0-07a


I explore a variety of products covering a range of engineering disciplines.

TCH 0-12a

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