- Begin to understand that all food comes from plants or animals. Begin to develop children’s peeling and chopping skills.
Example: Fruit and Vegetables
What is a fruit or a vegetable?
Where do fruit and vegetables grow?
- Categorise a selection of fruits and vegetables.
- To know what is a smoothie and why they are used in everyday life.
- To research what ingredients are needed to make a smoothie.
- Taste a selection of potential fruit and vegetables smoothie ingredients, describing appearance, smell and taste, and deciding which to include in a smoothie.
- Design packaging for a smoothie.
- Make and test smoothie.
- Children blend chosen fruits and vegetables to make their smoothie.
- Evaluate results.
- How do vehicles move?
- To know a product that has wheels and axles.
- Explore and evaluate a range of wheeled products.
- Identify what is an axle and a wheel.
- To know which mechanisms uses a wheel and axel to move.
- To know objects on wheels can be moved by pulling or pushing
- To know how a wheel fits on to an axle
- Draw and label a diagram showing the wheel, axel and holder.
- Fix a broken wheel.
- Design their own wheeled vehicle for a purpose.
- Evaluate their finished vehicle.
- How well does your mechanism work? Does it move smoothly? Would your end user like your product and why? How can you improve your mechanism?
- To know and investigate some strong/stiff structures (i.e. playground structures, climbing frame, tower, bridges.)
- To know the name of simple 2D shapes
- To know how to join some simple materials
- To know how to make freestanding structures stronger, stiffer and more stable
- To know a simple order of making a structure
- Design and plan your own structure.
- Begin to build structures, joining components together to create a finished product.
- To know some simple finishing techniques to complete their structure