Everyday Materials

On a trip to the Recycling Centre, your dog Scruffy is kidnapped by the Wicked Witch of the Waste. She keeps turning everything to plastic but Wizard Sillystuff is there to help you out. Unfortunately, the Wizard is easily confused. Will you turn things back to the right material, and save Scruffy?


In this Experience, your class will learn about:

  • Different materials – plastic, glass, metal, paper, wood
  • The properties of these materials such as weight, durability, temperature
  • How plastic can harm wildlife and the environment
  • Recycling centres and the importance of sorting recycling

Resources for each Experience include:

  • For EYFS, Actions Storyboard, Song Sheet and Script
  • For Key Stages 1 & 2, Storyboard, Quiz, Reading Comprehension, Writing Opportunities and Script