Design: Making a Hat

Working in groups children design and make a prototype hat for a specific purpose, sharing ideas, making sketches and finally constructing their design

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding and use the design process

  • Creating a prototype which develops from ideas

  • Reviewing, evaluating and modifying ideas as the design develops

  • Working as part of a team on a working model of a hat by reviewing, evaluating and modifying design ideas

  • Sharing my ideas verbally and through quick sketches

Teacher Video: Making a hat

Created by:
Susan Coles,  
Art & Design specialist
Susan is an educator, artist and an active advocate of art in schools. Her roles include: Secretary to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Art, Craft, Design Education, Past President, and now Honorary Fellow of the National Society for Education…
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