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Primary School Design & Technology (DT) Lesson Plans and Resources

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Are you looking for ready-to-use primary Design & Technology lesson plans? PlanBee is a hive of primary teaching resources to assist with KS1 and KS2 DT teaching. All our DT resources can be purchased as entire schemes of work or as individual lessons to complement your existing planning, providing everything you need to teach an entire primary Design and Technology module. Alternatively, dip into the wide range or worksheets, resources and teaching materials to bridge any gaps in your own short-term or medium-term plans.

With lessons featuring a wide range of focus skills, your class will be given all the tools they need to design, make and evaluate a variety of products, and will learn how to work with circuits, materials, textiles, food and many other areas to create innovative, enterprising and successful products for a variety of purposes.

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Looking to cover a particular DT objective? You can browse our teaching resources by National Curriculum objectives for Design & Technology as set out by the Department for Education (DfE).

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Alarms

Alarms

This series of five 'Alarms' lessons based for Year 4 gives your class the chance to experiment with circuits and switches before taking on the challenge of designing, making and evaluating their own alarm systems for a particular purpose. Will they be guarding diamonds, apprehending burglars or improving fire security?! The choice is theirs... With lesson plans, slides, activity ideas, differentiated w…

Biscuits

Biscuits

This mouth-watering Year 5 scheme of work will soon have your class baking some great ideas for making their own biscuits! Children will have the chance to explore different kinds of biscuits, including their flavours, textures and appearances, find out which biscuits are most and least popular, as well as design, make, evaluate (and, of course, eat!) their own biscuits. These ready-to-teach resources p…

Bread

Bread

These Year 5 'Bread' lesson plans contain all the ingredients you need to teach an entire scheme of work. Your class will have the mouth-watering task of tasting a variety of different breads and thinking about how bread can contribute to a balanced diet before going on to design, make, evaluate (and, of course, eat!) their own breads. Packed full of all the necessary ingredients, such as lesson plans, …

Eat More Fruit and Vegetables

Eat More Fruit and Vegetables

This Year 1 DT 'Eat More Fruit and Vegetables' scheme of work is a great way to get your class excited about healthy eating as they explore a variety of fruits and vegetables, what they look like, taste like and feel like, as well as how to prepare fruits and vegetables through cutting, grating, peeling and more. They will then have the challenge of designing, making and evaluating their own salad or smooth…

Fairground

Fairground

Roll up, roll up for fun at the fair in this DT 'Fairground' module! This series of 6 lessons for Year 6 gives your class the chance to examine a variety of rotating fairground rides before designing and making their own ride using an electrical motor. Full of hands-on activities and design challenges, these lessons are a simple yet inspiring way to teach this 'wheely' great scheme of work! With lesson p…

Homes

Homes

Turn your children into budding architects with these KS1 'Homes' lessons for Year 1. Full of practical activities and inspirational ideas, these DT 'Homes' lessons provide all the tools they need to design, make and evaluate their own model houses. With lesson plans, informative and helpful slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets, picture cards, design ideas and much more, this DT 'Homes' sch…

Lighting It Up

Lighting It Up

These Year 4 'Lighting It Up' lesson plans are sure to get your class lit up about DT! With focused, practical hands-on activities and a variety of design and investigation tasks, these lessons will give your class the chance to find out about circuits, metal components and switches before designing and making their very own lights. Containing everything you need to teach this electrical unit, including…

Money Containers

Money Containers

With a range of practical and differentiated activities, this Year 4 'Money Containers' module gives your class the chance to explore a variety of money containers, looking at the different kinds of materials and components used, as well as areas such as design and appearance. Children will have the chance to practise their sewing skills and expand their experience of working with textiles, as well as desig…

Moving Monsters

Moving Monsters

This set of six 'Moving Monsters' lessons for Year 3 has everything you need to teach this fun, fascinating and sometimes frightening scheme of work! Your class will have the chance to get to grips with pneumatic systems before designing, making and evaluating their own monster with moving parts. Packed full of resources, such as lesson plans, slides, activity ideas, challenge cards, differentiated work…

Moving Pictures

Moving Pictures

These fun-filled KS1 Design and Technology 'Moving Pictures' lesson plans for Year 1 will get their imaginations soaring as they think up exciting and inventive ways to bring their pictures to life through a variety of moving mechanisms. They will explore sliders, levers, pivots and wheel mechanisms and how they can be used to make different parts of a picture move. With lesson plans, informative slides…

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