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Design and Technology lesson plans, projects and activities for primary teachers.

These DT units include 5-6 lesson plans with slides, activities and printable resources such as worksheets, challenge cards, information about working safely with tools and materials, or instructions for designing and making. They are highly differentiated and well-suited for teaching either year group within a phase, e.g. Years 1/2, Years 3/4 or Years 5/6. They're packed full of creative DT project ideas, and designed to ensure excellent coverage of the new National Curriculum Design and Technology objectives.

  • PlanBee Packaging: DT Lesson Plans and Resources from PlanBee

    Packaging

    These DT 'Packaging' lesson plans for Year 3 are a fantastic way of teaching your class about the design, function and purpose of a variety of type...

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  • PlanBee Pencil Cases - Textiles: DT Lesson Plans for KS2 Year 3

    Pencil Cases

    This series of six Design and Technology lesson plans, teaching ideas and resources will support your class in making their very own pencil cases! ...

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  • PlanBee Kids Christmas Stockings | Christmas Sewing for Kids PlanBee

    Seasonal Stockings

    Keep your children engaged as the Christmas season draws closer with this festive DT scheme of work for Year 3/4! Children will develop and use the...

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  • PlanBee Making Mini Greenhouses: complete DT scheme of work for KS2

    Making Mini Greenhouses

    Turn your children into aspiring engineers and architects with this fun DT scheme of work for Y3/4! ย  #TheCompleteSeries6lessons Children will find...

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  • PlanBee Light-Up Signs: Circuits and Structures - KS2 DT Lesson Plans

    Light-Up Signs

    Use woodworking DT tools and materials, card and paper or even scrap materials to make an decorative light box with illuminated words or letters. T...

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  • PlanBee Seasonal Food: Seasonality KS2 cooking planning and recipes | PlanBee

    Seasonal Food

    Teach your KS2 class about seasonal food and seasonal cooking with these DT seasonality plans, recipes and activities. Includes detailed teachers n...

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  • PlanBee British Inventors - British Inventions KS2 DT planning

    British Inventors

    Teach children all about famous British inventors and their revolutionary inventions, and challenge them to design and evaluate problem-solving pro...

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  • PlanBee Functions of Fabric | KS2 Textiles Project | PlanBee DT

    Functions of Fabric

    Instantly download six ready-to-teach lessons which will teach your Year 3 and 4 class how to sew. These KS2 textile lessons offer your children th...

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  • PlanBee Storybooks - Moving Mechanisms: KS2 DT Primary Resources | PlanBee

    Storybooks

    Bring stories to life with this fun and imaginative module as your class create storybooks with moving mechanisms. ย  #TheCompleteSeries6lessons Chi...

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  • PlanBee Torches KS2 | Year 4 DT lessons | PlanBee

    Torches

    How does a torch work? This KS2 'Torches' scheme will help you show your Year 4 class the answer!ย  #TheCompleteSeries6lessons Your class will explo...

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  • PlanBee Alarms - Electrical Circuits: DT Primary Resources - PlanBee KS2

    Alarms

    This series of five 'Alarms' lessons based for Year 4 gives your class the chance to experiment with circuits and switches before taking on the cha...

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  • PlanBee Money Containers - Textiles DT Sewing lessons for KS2 Year 4 KS2

    Money Containers

    Challenge your class to make their very own purses or wallets in this ready-to-teach KS2 DT scheme of work for Year 4! Your class will explore diff...

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  • PlanBee American Food - DT Cookery Lessons for KS2 from PlanBee

    American Food

    Find out all about classic American favourite foods as well as the many, varied cultural influences that make American cuisine special. ย  #TheCompl...

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  • PlanBee Under the Sea Topic Lessons for Year 3 & Year 4 by PlanBee

    Under the Sea Topic

    Take a journey to the deepest depths of the oceans as you and your class dive into life underwater with this fantastic KS2 'Under the Sea' topic.ย ย ...

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  • PlanBee World War 2 KS2 Topic | Lessons & Resources for Year 3 & 4

    World War 2 Topic

    This KS2 World War 2 Topic for Year 3 or Year 4 children is the perfect way to teach your class all about World War 2 using a cross-curricular appr...

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  • PlanBee Light and Sound KS2 Topic PlanBee Cross-Curricular Resources

    Light and Sound Topic

    Packed full of exciting lessons and activities, these KS2 science primary resources 'Light and Sound' lessons are the perfect way to delve into a n...

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  • Tudor Activities KS2 | Tudors Topic for Primary Children

    The Tudors Topic

    This planning pack is full of fun, engaging Tudor activities for KS2 that will transport your Year 3 or Year 4 class back to the time of the Tudors...

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  • PlanBee Moving Toys KS2 DT Lessons for Year 5 | Cam Mechanisms

    Moving Toys

    Turn your classroom into a toy workshop with this series of Moving Toys KS2 lessons for Year 5 as your class investigate cam mechanisms and toys th...

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  • PlanBee Bread - Year 5 DT Cookery Lesson KS2 | PlanBee

    Bread

    Who doesn't love bread? Whether it is crusty baguette or a soft wholemeal loaf, everybody loves freshly made bread. This scheme takes children on a...

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  • PlanBee Programming Pioneers Coding KS2 DT by PlanBee

    Programming Pioneers

    Have you ever wondered how the electrical products all around us work? Challenge children to consider this and many other questions about computer-...

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  • PlanBee Chinese Inventions - KS2 Design & Technology Lesson | PlanBee DT

    Chinese Inventions

    Use this KS2, six-lesson scheme to explore the innovative culture of ancient China and discover the inventions that have helped shape the world, in...

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  • PlanBee Building Bridges: KS2 structures Design and Technology lessons

    Building Bridges

    Building Bridges is a six-lesson KS2 Design and Technology scheme of work for Year 5 or Year 6, all about different types of bridges and the struct...

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  • PlanBee KS2 Kids Burger Recipe Lessons by PlanBee

    Burgers

    Everyone loves a good burger! Bring burgers into your classroom this year with this delicious D.T. scheme of work for Year 5/6 children. These less...

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  • PlanBee Funky Furnishings KS2: DT Lesson Plans for Year 5 & 6

    Funky Furnishings

    Turn your children into aspiring interior designers with these fun Funky Furnishings lessons! Children will research, analyse, design, make and eva...

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Design and Technology lesson plans, projects and activities for primary teachers.

These DT units include 5-6 lesson plans with slides, activities and printable resources such as worksheets, challenge cards, information about working safely with tools and materials, or instructions for designing and making. They are highly differentiated and well-suited for teaching either year group within a phase, e.g. Years 1/2, Years 3/4 or Years 5/6. They're packed full of creative DT project ideas, and designed to ensure excellent coverage of the new National Curriculum Design and Technology objectives.