Category Archives: Design Technology

Space Shuttle Endeavour

We have been following news of the Endeavour’s mission since it was launched and our own one-man version of the space shuttle is nearly ready. Have a look below.

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Making Houses of Straw, Sticks and Bricks

Yesterday we worked in small groups to make houses like the Three Little Pigs did out of straw, sticks and bricks. We used real straw, plastic straws, lollipop sticks, real sticks, and Lego bricks. Our goal was to make our … Continue reading

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Learning about Houses and Homes

Now that I am becoming more confident with using Word Press, hopefully you will see more whole class blog entries. My goal is that next term children will be able to add their own words to the blog themselves. With … Continue reading

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Grand Designs at Sanderson’s Wynd

Yesterday we began a Design Technology project by planning and designing our own dream houses. We are working in randomly selected pairs in order to improve our teamwork skills. There has been a lot of good communication and cooperation so … Continue reading

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Making Snowmen

During¬†our Rainbow Time¬†today we brought the snow indoors to make some fabulous albeit short-lived snowmen. The children molded them and added ribbons and buttons for scarves and facial features. We were all surprised at how quickly the snow melted! Have … Continue reading

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Sam’s Incredible Igloo

Last week I posted this on the Sanderson’s Wynd Primary School website: I hope you have a lovely weekend and enjoy the snow! If you are looking for something to do, why not try and build a snow house for … Continue reading

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Pizza anyone?

This term we have been learning to write instructions. In November we visited Domino’s Pizza in Musselburgh to learn how to make pizzas. Store manager Robin Reid was brilliant at teaching us how to do it step by step. We … Continue reading

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