When designing and making, pupils should be taught to:
Design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria
Generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology
Select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing]
Select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics
Explore and evaluate a range of existing products
Evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria
Build structures, exploring how they can be made stronger, stiffer and more stable
Explore and use mechanisms [for example, levers, sliders, wheels and axles], in their products.
In cooking and nutrition at KS1 Pupils should be taught to:
Key stage 1
Use the basic principles of a healthy and varied diet to prepare dishes
Understand where food comes from.
Year 2 children can:
I can think of an idea and plan what to do next.
I can choose tools and materials and explain why I have chosen them.
I can join materials and components in different ways.
I can explain what went well with my work.
I can explain why I have chosen specific textiles.
I can measure materials to use in a model or structure.
I can describe the ingredients I am using.