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Science Week book lists for early years

Added 21 Feb 2022
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British Science Week 2022

British Science Week is taking place between 11 - 20 March 2022. The theme for the British Science Week 2022 activity packs and poster competition is ‘Growth’.

Use our booklist to find out about the growth of plants, animals and humans, the seasons, life cycles and the importance of having a growth mindset. The stories include characters such as The Teeny Weeny Tadpole, who wishes he could jump and swim, Joe, a boy with a big imagination who plants a tiny seed on his balcony and a little girl who simply can’t stop growing, no matter how hard she tries!

British Science Week 2021

The theme for British Science Week 2021 was ‘Innovating for the future’.

The theme aimed to inspire inquisitive minds and asked them to come up with ideas for machines they would like to invent. It also highlighted how innovation is part of our everyday lives.

The books on this book list can be used to inspire young inventors to come up with their own creations. The stories include characters such as Izzy, Audrey and Monty, who work through a variety of unsuccessful inventions before coming up with some fantastic creations. Zara is inspired by engineers who have shaped the world around her and Jack is bored of his house and so designs a new one.