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Slippery slopes (for SEN)

Award Level Star

These CREST Star activities have been adapted for students with special educational needs (SEN). The activities use Widgit Symbols to help learners with cognitive learning difficulties, who have difficulty following instructions given purely in text or remembering a series of instructions.

In these activities, students investigate what affects objects sliding down a slope, and investigate landslides and avalanches.

Sneaky shadow

Sneaky shadow

Cosmic has lost his shadow. Gem finds it under the street lamp and Aunt Stella finds it on the wall. Where has the sneaky shadow been hiding?
Sniffly sneezes

Sniffly sneezes

Cosmic looks at Gem, “Your nose is all red” he says, “you look like a clown!” Gem sighs. “It’s my hankie. It doesn’t work very well. I wish I had a better one.”
Muddy mess (Am lanast)

Muddy mess (Am lanast)

Oh no, disaster! Gem has fallen over and landed in a muddy puddle. Her T-shirt is very dirty. “I am sure there is something we can do,” says Aunt Stella.

Floating ducks – Primary upd8

29,000 plastic yellow ducks, blue turtles and green frogs broke free from a cargo ship 15 years ago and have floated halfway around the world. Children will imagine finding some of these plastic toys washed up on the beach.