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Design Technology Teaching Resources

Discover some schemes of work, lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in design technology in Key Stage One covering construction, materials, food, textiles and movement mechanisms

Schemes of Work

Lesson planning to develop and refine design technology skills when making products using construction techniques, materials, food, textiles and movement mechanisms


Explore how to make products that match specific functions and success criteria when working with a range of different types of materials

Movement Mechanisms

Design and build different products that utilise a range of mechanisms that can produce a range of movements and actions


Investigate how to use a range of different construction techniques when building models to match specific outcomes

  • Family Households
    Discuss and respond to settings, characters and plot events in stories about family life, investigate words with common endings and practise writing sentences for character dialogue
  • Family Homes
    Practise writing a range of sentences to describe how families might use different rooms in their homes
  • Family Rooms
    Select and compose sentences to describe some of the household objects that might be used by the characters in a narrative story
  • Family Talk
    Practise writing a selection sentences to show what different characters might say about story events