Dominoes Activity for Fabric Construction -woven + bonded and fibre groups

Dominoes Activity for Fabric Construction -woven + bonded and fibre groups

A fun way to use dominoes to assess end of topic knowledge or use as a revision tool. Distribute cards to pupils and they need to arrange themselves into a circle or line with the cards in the correct order. Could be played as a whole class activity or in small groups at the table. Resource includes class power point with instruction slide, the dominoes in the correct order for the class to check through on completion and blank domino slides for pupils to make their own cards.
rikrak
Practise question exam writing technique - A scaffolding worksheet to support  good exam technique

Practise question exam writing technique - A scaffolding worksheet to support good exam technique

A scaffold worksheet, to allow pupils to organise keywords ahead of attempting the question. With an area for teacher feedback on marking to enable pupils to re-attempt the exam question to pick up the missed marks. Questions from AQA exams, editable to add in your own questions. As a Hod I have used this was great success, it allows all pupils to progress and improve their writing technique. Focussing them on what information the question is asking for. This can be used for topic assessment to see what knowledge the pupil can recall, or as homework.
rikrak
The Spectacular Spectacle Company - Design and make a pair of novelty spectacles.

The Spectacular Spectacle Company - Design and make a pair of novelty spectacles.

A KS2 to KS3 design brief to make a new pair of novelty spectacles. Resources include a power point to step through the research and designing process with supporting worksheet pages for pupils to complete the work on. This was designed by myself for a primary liaison activity and was successfully used across four primary schools, the exemplar work in the power point is by year 9 pupils who trialled the brief. All of the pupils have enjoyed the brief and made excellent outcomes in both the designing and making. This could be used as a sequence of lessons or elements used for stand alone lessons or cover work. Hope you enjoy delivering the content, please leave me feedback so I can continue to develop the resources I produce.
rikrak
Care Label - Dominoes

Care Label - Dominoes

A fun way to introduce a topic or use as a revision tool. Distribute cards to pupils and they need to arrange themselves into a circle or line with the cards in the correct order. Could be played as a whole class activity or in small groups at the table.
rikrak
Be a Super Hero!

Be a Super Hero!

Created as a series of cover work lessons, introductory power point with two student worksheets at the end, to facilitate the designing process. I have also laminated and attached the sheets with split pins for use when there is no IT access. Pupils to consider what they would be like as a Super Hero, design their costume / gadgets etc. Consider who their arch enemy would be, and produce a comic strip adventure. Pupils really enjoyed the work, and the fact that it was a series of lessons, producing some very detailed work. Please review, if you download :-)
rikrak
Fortune teller origami quiz / revision activity

Fortune teller origami quiz / revision activity

Fun starter activity for GCSE revision classes. Pupils to work in pairs small groups to play and test each other on the questions inside the fortune teller. Questions might be to explain, list, name information. I have included a blank template, when you print out make sure you cut down to an accurate square shape or the fortune teller will not fold together correctly. I have included three examples of question sheets that I have used, The possibilities are endless. If you download please leave a review - many thanks.
rikrak
Aqa  GCSE 2016 Textile pre-release exam

Aqa GCSE 2016 Textile pre-release exam

A starting point for this years Textile Exam question for AQA - Context MARINE LIFE. Pupil workbook and inspiration mood boards to support the start of the design ideas. For pupils entered into the exam Summer 2016. Please leave feedback to help me develop and improve my resources - thank you :-)
rikrak
AQA 2013 Exam pre-release Worldwide Transport

AQA 2013 Exam pre-release Worldwide Transport

Introductory powerpoint with pupil workbook, to introduce the exam design question theme, Worldwide Transport / Educational product for a child. Allowing the pupils to record their first thoughts, and enable them to begin sketching their first design ideas through to a final design for the exam. If you view or download please leave a comment :-)
rikrak
Design a Mr.Potato Head

Design a Mr.Potato Head

The popular children's toy mr and Mrs Potato Head - a stand alone design actvity or could be developed into a sow with prototyping and making. Design a Mr Potato Head on a new theme - consider the theme / expressions / accessories. Work sheets included within the power point. Popular with boys and girls across a range of keystages. If you download please leave a comment - this took me a long time to produce. Copyright of mr. Potato head with Hasbro
rikrak
AQA DT-Textiles 2017 - Exam pre-release - Theme ' A textile product inspired by India.'

AQA DT-Textiles 2017 - Exam pre-release - Theme ' A textile product inspired by India.'

A booklet of inspiration images and worksheets to allow the pupil to start thinking about the theme, and develop design ideas, including scaffolding for the annotation. This is a format I have used for many years with success, as it is supportive for all pupils as a starting point to begin generating their ideas. It allows them to practise drawing the ideas and developing them through to a fully considered final design. They can think about textile decorative hand techniques and how they could be produced in industry. If you download please leave feedback, and .... Good Luck with the exam. :-)
rikrak
Keyword Dominoes!

Keyword Dominoes!

A quick starter or pleanry to review basic keywords eg: - seam, hem, presser foot. Laminate the cards, pupils could complete the card order in pairs or individually to review their understanding of the terms. Could also be set as a homework - cut out the cards - ask the pupils to glue them in to the correct order on a piece of paper, or write out the correct order. Pupils really enjoy the dominoes! If you download - please leave a review :-)
rikrak
Electronics in textiles

Electronics in textiles

How to complete a simple circuit with conductive sewing thread, using textile components as the switch - to light an led. Can be used for KS3 / 4. Once the basic skill has been mastered - think of other components that can be used to complete the circuit and manage the energy flow.
rikrak
Dress making pattern markings - dominoes

Dress making pattern markings - dominoes

Cut out and laminate the dominoes. A good way to revise the pattern markings, or introduce the topic. A small selection of dominoes, that work best in small groups at the table.
rikrak
Making textile materials - fibres and fabric blend

Making textile materials - fibres and fabric blend

Introduction to the subject of fibre types and the benefits of blending fibres. Brief outline of fibres to yarn to fabric. Usefull as a revision tool for the exam - powerpoint has blank slides that can be printed out for the students to note take on, during the presentation. Fabric samples of the fibre types would be a usefull addition during this presentation to enable pupils to be tactile with the fibre types.
rikrak
Electronics in textiles 2

Electronics in textiles 2

Revised Electronics in Textiles, showing how to make a simple circuit with conductive thread, using press studs to form the circuit instead of a circuit board. NO SOLDERING required. New slides at the end of the powerpoint showing how to make a simple flowerpot design ~ with two LEDS in parallel. Step by step photographs on how to produce the circuit. If you download - please leave a review. Thank-you :-)
rikrak
Revision Starter Slides.

Revision Starter Slides.

Powerpoint slides for quick starter activities - to allow pupils to review prior learning before a revision lesson. Slides in the style of Mike Gershon's starter / plenary activities. Slides cover plain, twill, satin weave, screen / rotary / sublimation printing, batik & block printing. Some List-O-Mania titles you could add a countdown clock to the slides or some 'hint' pictures to help some pupils get started.
rikrak
AQA Exam Design Question

AQA Exam Design Question

To help pupils begin to create a design solution for the exam; on the Fairground Theme. I have produced a work book and some starting inspiration images.I have printed these as two booklets to give the pupils to work from; alternatively you could print and laminate the images at A3 size to make a class resource / or just show as the power point.\n\nIf you look or download, would you please be kind enough to leave a comment or a development suggestion. I am always happy to share my resources, and feel motivated to share more when comments are posted as a thank you.
rikrak
Introduction to H&S in the Textile Workshop

Introduction to H&S in the Textile Workshop

Originally created as a cover lesson, and an introduction to safe working with the iron, scissors and the sewing machine. With further detailed information to be given through demonstrations and actually working with the equipment in subsequent lessons.Each pupil to be given a comic strip print out, or draw their own. Information slides to be viewed or printed out for use on the tables.Pupils to decide if they select one piece of equipment or include all three in their work.
rikrak