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Mini Engineers

Become mini-engineers with this hands on workshop for Early Years.
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Suitable for:

Nursery - P2. Maximum capacity 25 pupils. 

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 

Length of session:

60 mins




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.

Curriculum links:

  • ENG 0-12a/LIT 0-13a/LIT 0-21a  - 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. 
  • MNU 0-02a - I have explored numbers, understanding that they represent quantities and I can use them to count, create sequences and describe order. 
  • HWB 0-20a / HWB 1-20a - I can describe some of the kinds of work that people do and I am finding out about the wider world of work. 
  • SCN 0-07a - Through everyday experiences and play with a variety of toys and other objects, I can recognise simple types of forces and describe their effects. 
  • TCH 0-12a - I explore a variety of products covering a range of engineering disciplines. 

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