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Shelters D&T Class Kit

Product Code: TE00776
Children learn about structures by researching and making a shelter model.
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Technical Summary

Overview

Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Structural Techniques

Learn how structures fail under load and discover techniques to reinforce and strengthen them, ensuring stability and durability in various conditions.

Material Joining

Master the skills needed to join and combine materials accurately. Learn both temporary and permanent joining techniques for creating robust and reliable structures.

Hands-On Learning

Encourages children to engage hands-on with various tools and materials, promoting active learning and the development of practical skills.

Comprehensive Kit

Includes all necessary materials: Artstraws, pipe cleaners, wood sections, card triangles, masking tape, grey board, white card, and D&T Association Helpsheet notes.

D&T Focus

Supports the curriculum, enhancing technical knowledge and practical skills in building and reinforcing structures.

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Shelters D&T Class Kit

Children learn about structures by researching and making a shelter model.

Overview

  • Children need to understand how structures work. This kit helps teachers guide them by allowing children to research and create their own model shelters. Using materials like Artstraws, pipe cleaners, wood sections, card triangles, masking tape, grey board, and white card, children can enhance their technical knowledge and practical skills.

  • Aligned with the Design & Technology curriculum, the kit lets children build structures and make them stronger, stiffer, and more stable. Through hands-on activities, they select and use a wide range of materials according to their characteristics. Children also learn to use tools and equipment for cutting, shaping, joining, and finishing tasks.

  • The notes offer additional support for educators. This fosters creativity and problem-solving skills. The kit's comprehensive contents ensure all necessary materials are available for effective learning.

Supports the National Curriculum

Design & Technology, Key Stage 1, Technical Knowledge

Build structures, exploring how they can be made stronger, stiffer and more stable.

Design & Technology, Key Stage 1, Make

Select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics.

Design & Technology, Key Stage 1, Make

Select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks (for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing).

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    Product includes

  • 1800 x 4mm diameter Artstraws,100 x pipe cleaners,100 x lengths 8mm square section wood,500 x card triangles,3 x rolls masking tape,25 x sheets grey board (42 x 29,7 cm),50 x sheets white card (42 x 29,7 cm),D&T Association Helpsheet notes

  • Age Range

  • Suitable for 5 to 7 years

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