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We are going to be investigating Shadows this week. You could choose to do 1 of the following activities: 


  • Take toys outside and draw around their shadow on the floor (using chalk or on a piece of paper).

  • Play 'Simon Says' with your shadow. What happens when you touch your head/ jump/ run?

  • Explore using your hands to make animal shadows on the wall? 


If it is raining or there isn't very much sun you could use a torch inside. 

While you are exploring shadows think about the questions below: 


  • What do you always need to make a shadow? 

  • Is your shadow always there or does it go away? 

  • Can you make a shadow at night time? How? 

  • How can you make a shadow bigger/ smaller?