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Roly Poly and Wheels

Produced by the Nuffield Foundation, these resources look at wheels and their uses.

In Roly poly, a story is told of two children who design and make their own wheel-based toys. It can be used to get children thinking about designing and making their own rolling toys. The resource is presented as a self-printed booklet. This requires pages folding into the correct sequence and this can also be used as an activity with the children.

Rolling is taken further in Wheels, a booklet which challenges children to identify different types of wheels used in everyday situations.

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