Squash and Twist, Bend and Stretch!

We have been hands on scientists this week, answering our big question:

Can I change the shape of a....?

This afternoon in science, we had our big question posed to us, along with lots of different objects in trays:

We spoke about twisting, stretching, squashing and bending and what that looks like, experimenting with a piece of paper first of all.

Then we got hands on with different materials and objects:

Why don't you have a try this at home this weekend, grab some objects, talk about the materials and see if you can change the shape?