Super Senses

Shows & Workshops
Duration: 60 min
Suitable For: Nursery, FS

As this activity requires children to work together closely and share equipment, we are not taking bookings during the current COVID-19 restrictions. Please have a look at our available COVID-19 secure workshops and shows.

Available in two versions, one designed specifically for under 5s and another designed for KS1, this engaging workshop is all about our senses.  We’ll begin with a simple discussion of which body parts are associated with which sense, which enables us to establish any prior knowledge and to pitch the session appropriately for the age and stage of your children.

The children will then have opportunities to explore different senses through hands-on activities, in small groups.  We’ll ask you to make sure that you have enough adults present for one to accompany each group as they move around the activities –  often, schools like to involve parent helpers with this.  Each activity has been carefully designed to allow children to develop and demonstrate the key characteristics of effective learning and this is promoted by the supportive presence of an adult.

As your children explore their senses through the activities, we’ll encourage the adults to use our prompt sheets to further develop the children’s critical thinking skills, add challenge, promote curiosity and enrich the children’s experience.

This workshop requires sufficient space to set up six concurrent activities, either on tables or the floor.  One activity (nursery & FS only) needs a small, cleared floor space.  The workshop can also use outdoor space for most of the activities, subject to weather conditions.

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Our experienced team will put together a full or part-day programme of shows and workshops that fits into your school timetable and that allows sufficient time to set up, reset or clear away. The programme is tailored to each school and can usually include a mixture of activities for different Key Stages. A small number of activities may require two staff members, but we can run two streams of activities simultaneously with an additional member of staff.

For timetables involving one staff member:

£210+VAT for a part day
£290+VAT for a whole day
15% discount for Member Schools

For timetables involving two staff members:

£320+VAT for a part day
£450+VAT for a whole day
15% discount for Member Schools

Contact our schools team with any questions on [email protected] 

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