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Lesson Four – Farm Animals

This design technology teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to design and build a model of a toy animal using card linkages to create different movements. The children can select card shapes to represent parts of an animal which can then be linked to make different movements.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to design and build a model of a toy animal using card linkages to create different movements

Learning Objectives

Develop ideas by shaping materials and putting together components. Explore how to use and combine materials to make a movement mechanism.

Learning Outcomes

I can shape and join components to make a movement mechanism. I can describe how something might move.

Farm Animals

Teaching sequence to help the children design and build a model of a toy animal using card linkages to create different movements

Animal Movements

Display posters help the children identify and describe some of the different movements that might be made by farm animals

Card Linkages

Template to help the children to make a model of a farm animal that utilises movement around a fixed pivot

Farm Toy

Template to help the children make a model of a toy farm animal that includes a moving element around a fixed pivot

Farm Animals

Interactive activity to help the children design and build a model of a toy animal using card linkages to create different movements

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to design and build a model of a toy animal using card linkages to create different movements

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