KS1 Design & Technology

KS1 Design and Technology Lesson plans, presentations and printable resources for primary teachers.

These schemes of work for Key Stage 1 include a variety of creative and practical DT projects and ideas for young learners. Each lesson includes detailed planning and differentiated activities for teaching your children about designing and developing purposeful products using a variety of tools, materials and techniques. They're ready to teach (you'll just need to gather the listed equipment and materials) and include slideshow presentations – perfect for sharing technical knowledge with your Key Stage 1 class.

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  • Homes

    Homes

    Year 1

    KS1

    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... Read More

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  • 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 f... Read More

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  • Moving Pictures

    Moving Pictures

    Year 1

    KS1

    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 ex... Read More

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  • Playgrounds

    Playgrounds

    Year 1

    KS1

    Everyone loves a good playground and this 'Playgrounds' scheme of work for Year 1 gives your class the chance to make their very own models of playground equipment. On the way, they will explore different types of playground equipment, how they move... Read More

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  • Making Fire Engines

    Making Fire Engines

    Year 1

    Year 2

    KS1

    This scheme of work is also part of a Topic Bundle. Perfect if you are teaching 'The Great Fire of London' as a cross-curricular topic. Get your children excited about fire engines with this fun ‘Making Fire Engines’ DT sch... Read More

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  • Flying Kites

    Flying Kites

    Year 1

    Year 2

    KS1

    Let's go fly a kite! These DT 'Flying Kites' lessons for Year 1 and 2 are full of fun activities that will teach your children how to test different materials, design kites, construct a carp kite and a diamond kite, fly kites and evaluate their own c... Read More

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  • Seaside Snacks

    Seaside Snacks

    Year 1

    Year 2

    KS1

    These super Seaside Snack DT lessons for KS1 will get your class tasting, exploring and thinking about a range of foods. The first five lessons each centre around a different element of a picnic, encouraging your class to experience the flavours, tex... Read More

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  • Wacky Windmills

    Wacky Windmills

    Year 1

    Year 2

    KS1

    Visit a variety of windmills around the world and encourage them to get their builder hats on with this 'Wacky Windmills' scheme of work for Year 1 and 2. Your class will explore different ways of making windmill bases and sails with classroom and cr... Read More

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  • Delightful Decorations

    Delightful Decorations

    Year 1

    Year 2

    KS1

    Enter into the Christmas spirit with this festive scheme of work for Year 1/2! Your class will develop their cutting and sewing skills whilst making a delightful decoration for the Christmas tree. Read More

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  • Teddy Bear's Picnic

    Teddy Bear's Picnic

    Year 1

    Year 2

    KS1

    Find out about different types of picnic foods (farmed, grown and caught) with this fun and practical 'Teddy Bear's Picnic' cooking scheme of work for Year 1 and Year 2. Your class will have the chance to explore a variety of picnic foods and where t... Read More

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  • Puppets

    Puppets

    Year 2

    KS1

    Welcome to the world of puppets! These DT 'Puppets' lessons for Year 2 are jam-packed with fun activities and projects for your class as they find out how to work with fabric to create their own puppets. Starting off by looking at simple finger puppe... Read More

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  • Vehicles

    Vehicles

    Year 2

    KS1

    Let your DT teaching zoom into focus with this set of Moving Vehicles KS1 lesson plans for Year 2! Your class will investigate a variety of different vehicles before undertaking the fun task of designing, making and evaluating their own vehicle. They... Read More

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