General Forces Kit

The General Forces Kit is designed to help KS1 pupils think about forces and their effects, through the large selection of toys provided.

Kits are rented on a termly basis and can be hired for up to 6 weeks. Only 2 kits per school at any time.

The General Forces Kit is designed to help KS1 pupils think about forces and their effects. Through playing with the large selection of toys provided in the kit, pupils will not only have fun, but gain firsthand experience of different forces and the effects that these forces can have.

The General Forces kit is ideal for Key Stage 1, and gives the student the opportunity to the different forces through fun activities including:

  • Make it move! The effect of pushing and pulling
  • Change its shape! The effect of pushing and pulling
  • Why does it fall? The effect of gravity
  • Why does it stop moving? The effect of friction
  • What makes it move? Identifying the forces causing movement

The Kit Contains:

4 sand wheels
10 beanbag animals
2 windmills
1 foam toggle (swimming aid)
1 yellow plastic cement mixer
1 yellow/red plastic dumper truck
1 fire engine and tender
1 yellow/mauve dumper truck with man
5 small plastic vehicles
1 jacob’s ladder
1 kinetic wheel
1 gyroscope
1 yo-yo
1 friction wheel
1 red plastic spinning top (2 parts)
2 woodpeckers
2 bottles of bubbles solution
4 small bubble blowers
2 trays + 2 large wands
1 bubble machine + bubble solution
3 balloon helicopters+ 3 spare balloons+ instructions
3 balloon racing cars + 3 spare balloons
1 baking powder submarine+ baking powder
3 balancing butterflies
1 large yellow plastic ball
1 small orange hard ball
1 small soft yellow ball
1 Teachers’ Notes

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