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Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in design technology for Key Stage One to teach about constructing products with different materials

  • Testing Scarecrows

    Testing Scarecrows

    Test and evaluate completed garden scarecrow models against selected success criteria

  • School Scarecrow

    School Scarecrow

    Select different materials that can be used to produce a model that meets the chosen success criteria

  • Supporting Structures

    Supporting Structures

    Explore different ways of adding strength and support to a model of a garden scarecrow

  • Scarecrow Materials

    Scarecrow Materials

    Select a range of different materials to match success criteria when building a scarecrow

  • Dull and Shiny

    Dull and Shiny

    Identify, compare and test the properties and functions of a range of materials that could be used to build a garden scarecrow

  • What Materials

    What Materials

    Investigate and describe some of the different materials that could be used to build a garden scarecrow

Design Technology Teaching Topics

  • Family Times
    Identify, calculate and record the start and finish times and durations of different family events and experiences using analogue and digital clocks
  • Running Times
    alculate the duration of different sporting events by counting in intervals of five minutes
  • Family Timetables
    Select and record start and finish times and durations of different family events and experiences
  • Bus Times
    Calculate and record the duration of different bus journeys using times to five minutes