Glue investigation

An investigation for year 2 and P3, linking to the topics everyday materials and properties and uses of substances. Pupils will follow a simple recipe to make their own glue and then test it against some other sticky ingredients. This pack includes:

  • A differentiated lesson plan
  • A PowerPoint presentation entitled ‘Sticky situation’
  • Printable instructions to make the glue
  • Differentiated printable results tables
  • A pop-up peacock card

Simple to resource! The items you will need:

  • Flour
  • Sugar
  • Vinegar
  • Washing-up liquid
  • Honey
  • Measuring jug
  • Spoon
  • Bowl
Year 2
Everyday materials
Glue investigation

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