A collection of resources by Sheila Ceccarelli based on her Brilliant Makers Club for year three and four pupils at Milton Road Primary School, Cambridge.
Children were encouraged to experiment, think and engineer creative solutions by working on simple projects, with individual and independently generated outcomes.
Year 3 & 4 Making Club: Animal Parade – Week One
Pupils use AccessArt’s carnival mask template to create animal mask designs
Year 3 & 4 Making Club: Animal Parade – Week Two
Pupils make their animal mask designs 3D
Year 3 & 4 Making Club: Animal Parade – Week Three
Pupils put finishing touches on their animal masks using paint
Long Legged Animals by Years 3 & 4 Making Club
Pupils work over several sessions to create their very own long legged animals with Modroc and sticks
Using wire to create articulated joints and moving beasts
Animating Articulated Beasts
Using pocket digital cameras to animate beasts
40 Minute Cardboard and Double-Sided Sticky Tape Engineering Challenge
Simple engineering challenge using the competitive spirit and a bit of cardboard!