New themes will continue to be added on a regular basis so do keep checking back to see what new content we have to help your classroom teaching.
Summer STEM resources
This summer season why not come on a journey with us to see where your imagination and creativity can take you? From air powered cars and rubber band helicopters to bridges that don’t seem joined up.
For the really adventurous, why not experience a night under the stars learning all about the material your tent is made from and what constellations you can see in the night sky!
Challenge your students’ STEM skills whilst having fun in the classroom and beyond.
We have created a series of resources that look at the future of flight.
From designing a system to drop emergency aid pallets from an aircraft to making a model of an electric aircraft engine, there are a variety of resources that will get pupils thinking about sustainability, renewable energies and modern technologies.
Sports STEM resources
Our activities will get kids combining their love for sports with engineering, showcasing a variety of ways that STEM influences sports as well as different STEM career paths.
Students can build their own football team using fractions and probability, and even make biscuits to celebrate the different nationalities that are participating in the world cup tournament or map out the landmarks the London Marathon runners will pass.
All themed resources
Autumn is fast approaching, the days are getting shorter and the temperature is dropping but IET Education has lots of fun activities and resources to keep your students busy!
From making leaf prints to creating a nature guidebook; you can measure the speed of the wind or make your own rainbow rainfall; use our free and editable resources to engage and inspire in the classroom or outdoors.
There are a variety of achievements from ancient Greece that have affected our modern world.
4-11 year olds will be taken back to 700-480 B.C. to discover the culture and civilisation whilst applying maths, design and technology, science and engineering along the way.
End this half term with a bang with our bonfire night resources to bring STEM activities to life!
Use science, technology, engineering and maths skills to see if your students can work as a member of Guy Fawkes’ crew and achieve the secret mission. Write secret messages with invisible ink, crack the safe code by solving addition and subtraction problems, read the reverse writing using a mirror, and set off the balloon rockets to be hands-on engineers this bonfire night.
British Science Week
British Science Week is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). You can take part at home or school, and there are some exciting opportunities to discover science.
Create beautifully designed crowns to wear, make bunting and design delicious recipes with the children, to inspire them to work together and even make menus of their dishes for King Charles III Coronation tea party.
Diwali is an incredible festival of lights. Use our fun, STEM themed activities to celebrate and give the hands-on science and maths activities a Diwali focus, to learn about different cultures with your class.
From powering an LED with fruit to investigating how voltage changes a lamp’s brightness; you can investigate how the light from a torch changes with distance and why not make a card lantern; use our free and editable resources to engage and inspire in the classroom.
Spring has sprung and what better way to celebrate than with eggs and chocolate, whilst still achieving your curriculum goals!
From graphic products making Easter cards to linking words and numbers on cracked egg shells, and even creating an Easter egg using papier mâché and a balloon. There is something to engage all young learners this springtime!
We’ve cast a spell over some of our primary resources to give them a Halloween twist.
Why not try these spooky, curriculum-linked tasks with your students and see if you are in for a trick or treat!
James Webb Space Telescope
Learn about science and maths; density, counting and subtraction and do some stargazing during the James Webb Space Telescope's journey around the universe with our fun and free primary resources.
Learn how we communicate
We talk to each other on a daily basis, but what happens if people are too far away to hear us or we want to leave a message to stand the test of time for our descendants to read in the future?
From cave paintings and medieval manuscripts to morse codes and semaphore - you can practice a whole range of communication techniques as part of your home learning activities.
Lunar New Year
Lunar New Year is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year in the Chinese calendar.
Join the celebrations by making a Chinese dragon, a Chinese zodiac animal wheel or making a fortune cookie out of card with their own lucky messages inside!
Maths is an important subject at primary school, not only in learning about numbers and symbols, but also in helping children to communicate as they explore the spoken and written language.
Maths plays a key part in all of our lives and to make it a little easier for you to find our maths resources, we have grouped some of our most popular resources here for you. Choose from your favourite topics or bookmark this page to keep coming back.
National Inventors' Day
National Inventors’ Day takes place in February and what better way to celebrate with your little inventors than by showcasing their creativity, design and imagination?
From building a catapult to launch marshmallows, to helping evacuate a lighthouse keeper from their home - we’re sure there will be something to interest everyone.
Santa's STEM Workshop
Light the way for young minds this festive season, using our Christmas STEM resources. Have fun in the classroom or at home, learning numbers with our adorable advent project, make your very own moving animals with our step-by-step guide and create a wonderful Christmas star lantern to spark joy.
Our sustainability topic page makes curriculum check lists much more fun. Find out about everyday materials in our litter picking activity pack, create fruit lights to learn about electricity and use our free lesson materials on the natural world to grow seedlings with children at home or in class.