Structures

Structures: DT lesson planning, packed with practical learning activities and engaging design projects.

Learning how to make purposeful products which are strong and sturdy is at the heart of primary Design and Technology teaching and learning. These complete schemes of work include advice for helping children design, develop, make, strengthen and reinforce structures within broader design projects such as making picture frames, musical instruments or prototype models.

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  • Making Mini Greenhouses

    Making Mini Greenhouses

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    Turn your children into aspiring engineers and architects with this fun DT scheme of work for Y3/4! Children will find out the purpose of a greenhouse and how it works, before moving on to exploring how structures like these can be made stable, and... Read More

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  • Light-Up Signs

    Light-Up Signs

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    Use woodworking DT tools and materials, card and paper or even scrap materials to make an decorative light box with illuminated words or letters. This scheme of work is structured in a way that allows you to decide precisely what tools and materials... Read More

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  • British Inventors

    British Inventors

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    Introduce your class to several British inventors and their inventions. Discuss how these different inventions have changed the lives of the people who use them and reflect on how each invention has been developed and changed. Children are challenged... Read More

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