Resources required


  • Funnels
  • Polystyrene sheets, blocks, balls and beads
  • Sieves, plastic, various meshes
  • Samples of different fabrics and fibres
  • Food colourings
  • Samples of soaps and detergents
  • Dyestuffs
  • Materials from the kitchen or bathroom (sugar, salt, soda, chalk, oil, soda water, lime water, tea, coffee, bath salts, flour)
  • Samples of different metals
  • Pebbles, stones, bricks and rocks
  • Samples of different woods and wood products
  • Samples of different types of paper (blotting paper, tissue paper, paper towels, waxed paper, greaseproof paper, newsprint
  • Corks