Within the general Design and Technology area there are several simple craft activities suitable for Key Stage 1 children to help develop colouring, designing and making skills.
The Structures area of the KS1 Design and Technology section includes a collection of interactive activities and projects. The fun projects encourage children to make their own structures including a glider from straws, houses from paper or card, a space alien and a spaghetti tower.
The Textiles area encourages children to think about different types of textiles and includes a variety of projects such as dressing a baby, making a glove puppet, creating knots and learning about patterns and materials.
Children are also able to enhance their knowledge of different types of Food including fruit, vegetables, eggs and dairy. There is also information relating to food safety and the history of food as well as some simple recipes aimed at Key Stage 1 children.
The Mechanisms area of the KS1 Design and Technology section includes fun and educational activities to help children understand about mechanisms such as spinning tops, wheels and vehicles. They are able to learn how to make pop-ups, a moving teddy bear, moving pictures and paper models.
The resources and activities in the KS1 Design and Technology section are in an interactive, online, or printable format that brings a differing dynamic to the subject for children studying at Key Stage 1.