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Eco Fabric Bag full Project for Textiles, DT, based on 3 R's  Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Eco Fabric Bag full Project for Textiles, DT, based on 3 R's Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Full Project, a series of ten fantastic one hour lesson PowerPoints, suitable for Year 7’s or 8’s to design and manufacture their own eco bag. Students will research all about the 3 R’s, Textiles decorating techniques and how to use the sewing machine to then design and manufacture their own eco bag. A fun and engaging project. This resource includes a series of PowerPoints aimed to provide everything you need, to run this project for 10 lessons; including Learning Objectives, Success Criteria and detailed tasks and step-by-step instructions. Each lesson includes starters, main tasks and homeworks. Also includes a sewing machine driving test and an extension task worksheet which is also suitable for setting as a cover lesson. Practical lesson PowerPoints clearly show examples of previously made products and provide clear step-by-step instructions. to allow your students to follow at their own pace without constantly having to check with you! Lesson 1: Design brief, specification and researching the eco theme of the 3 R’s. Lesson 2: Product analysis and initial design ideas Lesson 3: Peer evaluation and developed design ideas Lesson 4: Fabric decorative techniques, samples and testing Lesson 5: Learning how to set up and use the sewing machine Lessons 6-7: Decorating and printing fabric, sewing hems on bag Lessons 8-9: Sewing and manufacturing bag. Lesson 10: Final evaluation, including peer evaluation and analysis of testing.
Animal Moneybox project

Animal Moneybox project

This is a project ideally for year 7 as an introduction to the workshop. It could be adapted for other years. Pupils design and make a money box based on an animal design of their choice. The box is made out of pine, MDF, plywood and a HIPs lid. There are two wood joints a comb joint and a dowel joint. There are 14 resources in this project and some things could be used in other projects. I taught this to a wide range of students and they all loved it. I do also have some predesigned animal parts drawn out on 2D Design wich I cannot download on TES. Email me if you want me to send this to you ().
African Art Unit for KS1

African Art Unit for KS1

Unit of 5 lessons. Suitable for KS1 or even lower KS2 with poor art skills. Used in Autumn 1 to encourage good skills and neat tidying skills from the outset! Lots of different techniques built up: Painting (ready-mixed and powder), drawing, lines, collage, cutting, layering, colour. Detailed Powerpoints and planning for each session Examples of display pictures also included.
Traffic Games

Traffic Games

Traffic inspired games designed for ages 3+ Two traffic inspired games to promote physical movement and bonding alongside a transport or construction theme unit Red Light/ Green Light: Using either red/green light or red/yellow/ green light, teachers can hold up and verbally say the traffic light colours or just hold up the lights for little learners to move across a space Stop & Go: Using both the stop sign and go sign, teachers can hold up and verbally say the sign names or just hold up the signs for little learners to move across a space I recommend printing this resource on thick card or laminate to allow multiple uses. You could also add wooden craft sticks to make sign holders. Please ensure young children are supervised with small objects. Enjoy & spark play! Like my work? Follow me on facebook
Chinese New Year Printables Collection

Chinese New Year Printables Collection

Happy Chinese New Year from ABCmouse! From coloring printables to holiday cards, ABCmouse is a great resource for free activities to help your class celebrate the Chinese New Year. Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access these and thousands more printable and digital resources for preschool through 2nd grade. Visit to sign up.
Art Project - Antarctica Themed - Ideal Cover Lessons / Short Project - 7-8  Lesson Tasks

Art Project - Antarctica Themed - Ideal Cover Lessons / Short Project - 7-8 Lesson Tasks

Art Project - Antarctica Themed - Ideal Long term Cover Lessons / Short Project - 7-8 Lesson Tasks 27 slides of resources, lesson activities, worksheets, linked learning questions KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Develop the ability to ANALYSE pictures/information to inspire ideas Develop the skill of drawing in PROPORTION Develop the knowledge of using TINT & SHADE to mix new colours Experiment with LINE drawing Explore Creative Outcomes LEARNING OUTCOMES Artist Study Worksheet Artic Colouring Artist copy Polar bear Proportion drawing Cartoon Penguin Proportion drawing Colour mixing outcomes – Acrylic & Watercolour Abstract Icebergs – Line Drawings Silhouette Sponge Painting Final Artistic outcome
Valentines Day Letter Box ::  Valentines Craft ::  Valentine Card Holder ::

Valentines Day Letter Box :: Valentines Craft :: Valentine Card Holder ::

Valentine Paper Bag Letter Box :: Easy and quick So many possibilities and extensions. An easy to make Valentine Letter Box that is perfect for Valentine Card exchanges. Many variations for your kids to design their own unique Letter Box. Mix and match options can easily differentiate creativity abilities in the classroom. I have used this simple craft in my room for years. Every year we create these Valentine Letter Boxes. On Valentine’s Day the kids come in with their Valentine cards and delight in reading the names on the cards and delivering them to their correct Letter Box. Once the chaos is completed and all the Valentine cards are hand-out all I have to do is staple up the roof together and Voila! Valentines are packed up and ready to go home. Kids love creating these easy Letter Boxes. Check out the preview of the templates and easy to follow instructions. Materials needed to complete the Valentine’s Letter Box • Printed craft templates - 1 Wrap and 1 Lid Flap temple • 1 Lunch sized Brown Paper Bag • Scissors, glue and colouring materials • Optional embellishments: glitter, ribbon, construction paper ***************************************************************************** Keywords: :: Paper Bag Crafts :: Valentines Ideas :: Valentine’s Day :: Valentine card holder :: Valentines Printables :: Valentines paper crafts :: Valentine’s Mailbox :: Valentine’s Letter Box :: Valentine :: Ms Lil ::