It’s time to get messy writing instructions for and making potions! This fun activity is sure it be a hit with your class while the learn about the key features in instruction writing such as imperative verbs and time connectives. At the end of it all they will have their own set of instructions for their very own magic potion using natural materials.
Our teaching structure:
1: Show examples of instructions and highlight the features
2: Get the children to go outside to think about which natural resources they may want to use.
3: Fill in the planning sheet
4: Write the instructions
5: Swap the instructions and make the potions!
- Teacher’s Guide
- Instructions Checklist
- Potion Instructions Example
- Planning Sheet
- Differentiated Instructions Template
We hope you have as much fun as our class did!
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