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Puppets

£12.00
SKU D2CS30001
Key Stage 1 Textiles Design & Technology Year 2

Welcome to the world of puppets! This Puppets KS1 DT lesson planning pack is full of fun activities and projects for your Year 2 class as they find out how to work with fabric to create their own puppets. Starting off by looking at simple finger puppets, your class will then develop and refine their sewing skills before designing, creating and evaluating their own glove puppets.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

These Puppets KS1 lessons provide everything you need to deliver these engaging and challenging DT lessons. There are six lessons in total in this scheme and each lesson comes with an easy-to-follow lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable resources, including step-by-step instruction sheets, to support your Year 2 children as they design, make and evaluate their own fabric glove puppets.

This scheme of work is also part of a Topic Bundle. Perfect if you are teaching 'Toys' as a cross-curricular topic.

#Lesson1InvestigatingPuppets

This Investigating Puppets lesson for Year 2 introduces your class to a variety of different types of puppets (such as marionettes, finger puppets, glove puppets and sock puppets) and gives them the chance to explore their features and how they move.

The slideshow presentation for the teaching input shows some images of a variety of puppets for your class to discuss together. During their independent work they can then either sketch and label the different features of different puppets using picture cards or explore a variety of puppets themselves if you have some available

This lesson comes fully planned and ready to deliver to your class. There's an easy-to-follow lesson plan, a slideshow presentation, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable teaching resources

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
#Lesson2MakingFingerPuppets

In this Making Finger Puppets lesson for Year 2, your children will explore what finger puppets are before learning how to work with felt to make their own finger puppets!

The included slideshow presentation goes through some clear step-by-step photos to show your class how to create fun finger puppets from a simple template, using felt and fabric glue. They can then work independently to design and make their own finger puppets. Alternatively, children can work as a group to create the puppets needed to retell a particular story, such as Goldilocks and the Three Bears

This downloadable Making Finger Puppets lesson pack comes with a detailed lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable teaching resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Finger puppet templates
  • Challenge cards
#Lesson3SewingSkills

This practical Sewing Skills lesson for Year 2 teaches your class the basics of sewing by introducing both running stitch and over stitch, and gives them the opportunity to practise sewing pieces of fabric together, as well as attaching other items for decoration such as buttons.

The included slideshow presentation goes through each of these processes in clear, simple steps which children can then practise for themselves during their independent learning time.

This Sewing Skills planning pack comes with a detailed lesson plan, a slideshow presentation for the whole-class teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable teaching resources. All you need to do is find some needles, thread and fabric!

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Challenge cards
#Lesson4DesignaPuppet

Challenge your Year 2 children to design a puppet in this ready-to-teach DT lesson for KS1. The lesson starts with a slideshow presentation that shows a step-by-step process for how to make a glove puppet, with some fun finished examples to help get their ideas going!

Your children can then use what they have learnt to design their own glove puppets using the handy printable resources to help them. If they're stuck for ideas, there are also some characters that need help designing a puppet for a particular purpose.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Design criteria cards
#Lesson5MakingPuppets

In this Making Puppets KS1 lesson, your Year 2 class will be following their puppet designs to make their own glove puppets using a range of materials, tools and techniques. The slideshow presentation for the whole-class input recaps the steps needed to successfully make a glove puppet and challenges your class to answer some questions to help them prepare for the making process.

Your children can then be let loose with their creativity as they follow designs to make a puppet of their own!

This Making Puppets planning pack contains a detailed lesson plan with three-way differentiation, a slideshow for the teaching input and a printable puppet template.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Puppet template
#Lesson6EvaluatingPuppets

The final lesson in this Puppets series gives your KS1 class the chance to evaluate the designing and making process they went through to make their puppets. The lesson starts by children each giving their puppets a name and spending some time introducing their puppet to their puppet friends! They will then go on to consider what the word 'evaluation' means and why it is important to evaluate a finished product.

They can then work independently or in groups to evaluate their puppets by answering a variety of questions.

This lesson contains a lesson plan, slides, activity ideas and differentiated worksheets.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Question cards
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS1 - design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria
  • KS1 - generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology.
  • KS1 - select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing
  • KS1 - select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics
  • KS1 - explore and evaluate a range of existing products
  • KS1 - evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria
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