Shade and Shelter

Design and technology

Year 1

This companion project teaches children about the purpose of shelters and their materials. They name and describe shelters and design and make shelter prototypes. Children then design and build a play den as a group and evaluate their completed product.

Whats Included?

7

Lessons

13

Resources

Shade and Shelter

This project is part of the Cornerstones Curriculum which is available through an annual licence for Curriculum Maestro.

It is a companion project to the history project Childhood.

Learn more about the Cornerstones Curriculum and Curriculum Maestro.

Topics Covered

  • Shelters
  • Dens
  • Product design
  • Properties of materials

Subject Focus

  • Design and technology

Subjects Covered

  • Design and technology
  • Science

This project is part of the Cornerstones Curriculum which is available through an annual licence for Curriculum Maestro.

It is a companion project to the history project Childhood.

Learn more about the Cornerstones Curriculum and Curriculum Maestro.

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