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This curriculum topic teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to investigate sources and uses of water at home by families to understand its importance in the world including washing, cleaning and cooking activities. The class can explain what might happen if they did not have any water to use.

Investigate sources and uses of water at home by families to understand its importance in the world

Lesson One : Washing, Cleaning, Drinking

Investigate and role-play some of the different uses of water at home for washing, cleaning or drinking

Lesson Two : Washing and Cleaning

Identify different ways to use water at home to wash and clean people and objects

Lesson Three : Cooking

Explore and devise ways of using water to prepare different foods and drinks at home

Lesson Four : Fruit Cocktails

Follow and sort a set of instructions about how to use water for drinking when at home.

Lesson Five : Gardens

Investigate and record how to use water to grow a range of plants and flowers in a garden

Lesson Six : No Water

Discuss suitable replacements for water that can be used to perform different jobs in a home

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