DT Project Overview

Lord Blyton Primary School

Design & Technology- Suggested Projects to be completed each term linked to creative curriculum topics

EYFS
OFFERED AS PART OF CONTINUOUS PROVISION WEEKLY WITH LINKS TO KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE WORLD/EXPRESSIVE ARTS & DESIGN. WEEKLY FOCUSSED TASKS. FOLLOW CHILDREN’S INTERESTS   CHRISTMAS CRAFTS (AUTUMN TERM)
KS1
YEAR GROUPAUTUMNSPRINGSUMMER
1Topic- Christopher Columbus
Moving pictures- boats on a globe
Seasons calendar  
Christmas crafts
Topic- Neil Armstrong
Design rockets    
Easter crafts/ Mother’s Day cards
Topic- Grace darling/ Local area
Lighthouse models
African art
2Topic- Historic Heroes/ Great Fire of London
Design and build a vehicle to put out fires  
Food Preparation (Linked to science- Healthy eating (pizza)). Christmas crafts
Topic- Looking after our World
Design and make wildlife homes/ shelters  
Food Preparation (Linked to English- Little Red Riding Hood muffins).
Food Preparation (Linked to science- Fruit salad).    
Easter crafts/ Mother’s Day cards
Topic- Local Area
Creating sculptures- The Weebles
KS2
3Topic-The Stone Age
Stonehenge models
Stone age jewellery
Stone age axe/weapons- hunter gatherer tools  
Christmas crafts  
Topic-The Egyptians
Death masks
Making model pyramids
Egyptian jewellery
Canopic jars  
Easter crafts/ Mother’s Day cards
Food Preparation– (Linked to science- Healthy eating/ balanced diet)
Topic-Local Area
Antony Gormley- Angel of the North sculptures
Model bridges (Tyne)
4Topic- Romans
Roman mosaic
Roman jewellery
Roman shields  
Krindlekrax- wooden spoon puppets (linked to English)
Christmas crafts
Topic- Europe and the UK
European flags
Easter crafts/ Mother’s Day cards
Topic- Ancient Greece
Greek comedy masks
Greek Parthenon models
Greek pots (papier-mâché)
Greek plates
Food Preparation– Greek recipes
5Topic- Anglo- Saxons and Scots
Anglo-Saxon brooches
Christmas crafts
Topic- Anglo-Saxons and Vikings
Salt dough models- Viking runes  
Easter crafts/ Mother’s Day cards
Topic- South America
Mayan masks
6Topic- WW2
Model Anderson shelters
Make, do and mend activities- fabric dolls
Food Preparation– Wartime recipes  
Christmas crafts
Topic- The Americas (Fair Trade)
Food Preparation– Recipes from other cultures
Enterprise activity (designing and selling a product to make a profit)
Easter crafts/ Mother’s Day cards
Topic- Crime & Punishment through the Ages
Hinges & levers to make a contraption (or design own)
STEM activities/ projects completed by whole school- D&T curriculum driversSpecial Leaders Award (If I was an engineer…. Invention Competition)
NISSAN car competition- Primary Leaders Award (shoe box cars/ electric moving vehicles- apprentice level 1 and 2) Young Imagineers