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Make Your Own Light D&T Class Kit

Product Code: TE00772
A kit for creating lighthouses and flashlights to learn about circuits, ideal for KS2 pupils.
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Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Comprehensive Component Range

Equipped with 48 cardboard craft rolls, 100 card wheels, and a variety of electrical components, this kit provides all necessary materials for a class of 30 to dive into hands-on circuit building.

Expertly Designed

This kit bridges theory and practice, making complex concepts like electrical circuits accessible and engaging for KS2 children.

Encourages Teamwork

Supports collaborative learning, allowing children to work individually, in pairs, groups, or as a whole class, fostering teamwork and communication skills.

Curriculum Aligned

Aligns with the Key Stage 2 curriculum, specifically focusing on electricity, offering a practical resource for teaching circuit construction and analysis.

Exploring Circuit Components

Facilitates understanding of circuit components' functions, including variations in brightness and loudness, through hands-on creation and experimentation.

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Lighting It Up D&T Class Kit

A kit for creating lighthouses and flashlights to learn about circuits, ideal for KS2 pupils.


  • Designed for KS2 pupils, this class kit merges creativity with scientific exploration, focusing on building lighthouses and flashlights to teach about electrical circuits. It supports diverse learning methodologies, accommodating individuals, pairs, groups, or entire classes, thus promoting collaborative and independent learning skills.

  • The kit enhances comprehension of circuits as per the Key Stage 2 electricity curriculum, enabling learners to understand component functionality, construct simple series circuits, and distinguish good conductors. It also introduces them to using standard symbols for circuit diagrams, providing a robust foundation in electrical theory.

  • Comprising 48 cardboard craft rolls, 100 card wheels, various electrical components, and designed for a class of 30, this kit offers a hands-on approach to STEM education. It connects theoretical knowledge with practical application, encouraging exploration and reinforcing learning through building and experimentation.

  • Contents may vary.

Supports the National Curriculum

Science, Year 6, Electricity

Compare and give reasons for variations in how components function, including the brightness of bulbs, the loudness of buzzers and the on/off position of switches.

Science, Year 6, Electricity

Associate the brightness of a lamp or the volume of a buzzer with the number and voltage of cells used in the circuit.

Science, Year 4, Electricity

Construct a simple series electrical circuit, identifying and naming its basic parts, including cells, wires, bulbs, switches and buzzers.

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    Product includes

  • 48 x Cardboard craft rolls,100 x Card wheels,30 x MES bulb holders,50 x MES bulbs,60 x Crocodile leads,30 x Battery holders,10 x Push switches,10 x Toggle switches,10 x Slide switches

  • Age Range

  • Suitable for 7 to 12 years