Links to free to use Art and Design interactive resources, games and activities, covering, key stages 2, grades 3-6, ages 7-11 years.
Here are 6 random links from this subject
Create A Snowflake Interactive
A basic kaleidoscope tool that generates an animated snowflake. Unfortunately, the animation cannot be saved.
Stitch It Up Interactive
Design your own virtual duvet cover with our sewing machine activity. Sketch your own patterns, cut shapes and stitch your designs with coloured threads. Click the sewing machine and view your design in a bedroom gallery.
NGAkids SWATCHBOXis a tool for mixing and drawing with millions of colors. Experiment with different hues, tones, values, and blend to create and save your mixed colors. Click the rainbow palette at the top to begin.
Brompton Bicycle Lesson Plan
This resource contains five design and technology projects that focus on bicycles. Providing many cross curricular links and opportunities to develop thinking skills, children are asked to: consider the needs of the rider, carry out research, communicate ideas, solve problems, work collaboratively and evaluate designs in light of the design brief. The activities can be used as 'one-off’ sessions, an extended project or as part of a whole school design and technology week. Teacher’s notes are provided as well as worksheets on the five activities. Registration required.
Build A Buggy Download
One of the units from the Nuffield Primary Solutions in Design and Technology. Children design and make a controllable, battery-powered toy vehicle using card, wood, found materials, mechanical and electrical components. The toy created can be based on an actual vehicle, on a vehicle from a book or film, or it can be a fantasy vehicle developed from the pupil's imagination. Registration required but resources are free.
Cool Creations Lesson Plan
Teach Science through six exciting Design and Technology projects. Each project includes: real-life visuals slideshow, skill-builder video, example images, animation, worksheets, teachers' notes (which can also be ordered as a printed booklet). Registration required but resources are free.