Light and shadow
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By Helen Clarecreative science project manager

Show how a shadow is formed and discover how light travels with these eye-opening activities


Get the children to move the light source and observe how it affects their shadow images


Shadow pairs

Investigate the wonder of shadows by playing this shadow card game.

You will need:

Torches or light boxes; a selection of small objects, for example toys, cutlery, stationery; white paper; white and black card; scissors and glue.

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