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Which Material is It Made of? 1

In this worksheet students link their knowledge of common materials to familiar objects all around us.

'Which Material is It Made of? 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Everyday Materials

Curriculum subtopic:   Objects and Materials

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

We use materials to make things – the objects all around us. Look around your room, every object, every thing you can see is made of material.

 

 

But remember, don't confuse materials with objects!

 

Look at this castle.

The castle is made of sand.

The door and pencil are made of?

 

  

plastic

metal

wood

These toys are made of?

wood

clay

plastic

Books and the toilet roll are made of which material?

paper

plastic

glass

A window and a light bulb are made of which material? 

fabric

sand

glass

The pebble and fossil are made of...

glass

clay

rock

What is this duvet made of?

fabric

plastic

wood

This spoon is made of...

wood

glass

metal

This bowl and mug are made of which material?

     

glass

clay

sand

Most houses are made of...

plastic

fabric

brick

  • Question 1

The door and pencil are made of?

 

  

CORRECT ANSWER
wood
EDDIE SAYS
Both the door and the pencil are made of wood. It is very hard and lasts for a long time.
  • Question 2

These toys are made of?

CORRECT ANSWER
plastic
EDDIE SAYS
These toys are all made of plastic. It is a very useful material as it lasts for a very long time.
  • Question 3

Books and the toilet roll are made of which material?

CORRECT ANSWER
paper
EDDIE SAYS
Books and toilet roll are made of paper. Toilet roll is much softer paper than books, but it all comes from the same place.
  • Question 4

A window and a light bulb are made of which material? 

CORRECT ANSWER
glass
EDDIE SAYS
Windows and light bulbs are made of glass, as it is see through and allows light to pass through it.
  • Question 5

The pebble and fossil are made of...

CORRECT ANSWER
rock
EDDIE SAYS
The pebble and the fossil are both made of rock. Rock is very very hard and forms over millions of years. Fossils are the remains of dead animals which have been turned into rock!
  • Question 6

What is this duvet made of?

CORRECT ANSWER
fabric
EDDIE SAYS
This lovely snuggly duvet is made from fabric. There are lots of different types of fabric, and they are used to make things like clothes, curtains, and duvets.
  • Question 7

This spoon is made of...

CORRECT ANSWER
metal
EDDIE SAYS
This spoon is made of metal. It lasts for a very long time and does not melt, so we can use it to eat our hot soup at lunch time!
  • Question 8

This bowl and mug are made of which material?

     

CORRECT ANSWER
clay
EDDIE SAYS
The bowl and mug are made of clay. The clay is made into the right shape and then put in a big oven called a kiln, where it is heated to a very high temperature to make it go hard.
  • Question 9

Most houses are made of...

CORRECT ANSWER
brick
EDDIE SAYS
Most houses that we live in are made of bricks. Bricks are like building blocks and they keep our houses standing up right!
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