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

  • Island Shelter

    Island Shelter

    Complete building and review completed models of a survival shelter against selected success criteria

  • Shelter Construction

    Shelter Construction

    Select materials and techniques to employ when building a construction to match specific success criteria

  • Survival Shelter

    Survival Shelter

    Select and record how to construct a shelter using different materials and building techniques

  • Structure Supports

    Structure Supports

    Devise and test a range of ways of strengthening shapes for different structures and constructions

  • Testing Shapes

    Testing Shapes

    Test and record the strength of a range of different shapes that can be used in building construction

  • Weather Construction

    Weather Construction

    Select and shape materials to build different instruments that can be used to measure the weather

  • Circus Animals
    Write a discussion text to outline some of the arguments for and against an animal welfare issue
  • Chocolate Debate
    Hold a class debate to identify and explain the benefits and disadvantages of eating chocolate
  • Story Swaps
    Practise writing and editing an alternative version of a traditional story by swapping characters, settings and plot events
  • Story Swap Writing
    Draft and edit an alternative version of a traditional tale to match the original text genre and style