Blog by Tag: Design and Technology
This week we are thinking about our homes, what they look like on the inside and outside and who lives in them. We are creating lots of different houses in different ways. Here, we are using lolly sticks to follow colour and position instructions to create a home.
The children in Parrots' Class had a wonderful afternoon making the animals they had designed out of fruit. They all looked and tasted amazing!!
The Ducklings have enjoyed getting inside old electrical appliances and exploring what they can see. Future engineers and mechanics! They used the screwdrivers and pliers with care and control. We have also talked about how they mustn't do this at home and that these are old items and that they…
We have placed our inventing hats firmly on our heads this week and the children have spontaneously decided to create and make robots. It has been wonderful to see how imaginative and creative the children have been with their ideas.
This robot is programmed to dispense chocolate and sweets. I…
We have worked as a whole phase today in Year 3/4. This has included completing OAA challenges this morning to establish our groups and staying within our teams this afternoon to plan and design our decorations in more detail.
We have realised that we can make some excellent Christmas…
All the children in Owls' Class have absolutely loved our electricity topic this half term. They were really excited to learn about how electrical circuits work and enjoyed exploring the different elements to a circuit and testing how to make them a complete circuit and light up the bulb and/or…
Some of the Ducklings decided that it would be great fun to create a junk model jeep! It is big enough for one of Duckling Explorers to sit inside!
It has been a creative start to our visit to the jungle, by making binoculars to take with us, on our explorations!
We have been weighing objects in maths using balance scales and weighing scales. In DT we all finished our robots. Miss Ashall finished on Friday.
In class this week, Herons had been sent a challenge from Mrs McGrath to create a Christmas decoration using natural objects. They had to plan and design their decoration using their measuring skills. The children have had a fantastic week using different measuring equipment to measure the…
We have selected and used different construction materials to make baskets for Easter eggs.
On Friday 6th Januray 2017, Owls and the rest of school had an exciting first day after the Christmas holiday; it was Design and Technology Day.
Our classic novel is Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. We designed and made workhouses for our display. We also started to collage Oliver…