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This design technology scheme of work for Key Stage One gets the children to design and make different toys that include a movement mechanism to illustrate things found and used on a farm. The class can try making model toys using card linkages and rotation. The children can construct puppets to illustrate actions seen on a farm.

Design and make different toys that include a movement mechanism to illustrate things found and used on a farm

Lesson One : Toy Movements

Investigate and record some of the different ways that a range of toys can be moved when playing

Lesson Two : Sliding Toys

Practise using different materials to produce a model of a toy that includes a moving element for sliding

Lesson Three : Wobbly Animals

Design and build a model of a farm toy animal using card linkages to create different movements

Lesson Four : Farm Animals

Design and build a model of a toy animal using card linkages to create different movements

Lesson Five : Spinning Toy

Build a model of a toy that includes rotational movements to show what might happen on a farm

Lesson Six : Farm Puppet

Design and make a puppet of a farmer using a movement mechanism to illustrate the character

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