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Slippers

£12.00
SKU D6CS30002
Key Stage 2 Textiles Design & Technology Year 6

Get your class enthusiastic about fabrics in this fun and practical module.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

Start by exploring a range of slippers to see what materials are used, what different parts there are and who they were designed for. Then, move on to the hands-on lessons of designing slipper patterns and improving sewing and decorating skills. And finally, test their skills by challenging your class to design, make and evaluate their own slippers, using the skills they have developed.

This series of DT 'Slippers' lessons contains detailed lesson plan, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets and much more, giving you everything you need to make teaching children how to work with fabrics fabulous!

#Lesson1ExploringtheFeatures

Encourage questioning skills as you examine different types of slippers, thinking about what materials are used, who they were designed for and other questions.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Activity ideas
  • Picture cards
#Lesson2PaperPatterns

This lesson guides your class through the process of making a pattern for a pair of slippers and gives children the chance to have a go at making some different slipper patterns using paper.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson3SewingSkills

The helpful photos of different stitches on the slides make teaching your class about sewing easy! This lesson is designed to enable children to improve their sewing skills.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Challenge cards
#Lesson4TheDesign

Your class have the chance to consolidate what they have learnt so far as they design and plan their own slippers. They will need to take into consideration how they would like to decorate their slippers.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson5TheSlipperMakers

After a quick recap session, your class will be on pins and needles to get underway with creating their slippers! Get them to put their new-found skills to the test as they create their slippers based on their designs and plans.

Please note that, due to the practical nature of this lesson, worksheets are not necessary and, therefore – not included.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
#Lesson6AnEvaluation

Turn your classroom into a slipper boutique as your class proudly display their finished slippers! This lesson gives children the chance to reflect on the designing and making process and allows them to evaluate their finished products.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS2 - use research and develop design criteria to inform the design of innovative, functional, appealing products that are fit for purpose, aimed at particular individuals or groups
  • KS2 - generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through discussion, annotated sketches, cross-sectional and exploded diagrams, prototypes, pattern pieces and computer-aided design
  • KS2 - select from and use a wider range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing], accurately
  • KS2 - select from and use a wider range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their functional properties and aesthetic qualities
  • KS2 - investigate and analyse a range of existing products
  • KS2 - evaluate their ideas and products against their own design criteria and consider the views of others to improve their work
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