Lesson 3: Construction

Referring to their design templates from Lesson 2, children make the various elements of their moving storybooks, including bridges and guides to restrict the movement of their levers where necessary

Learning Objectives

  • Constructing a moving picture

  • Drawing the background to a moving picture

  • Drawing and cutting the moving parts

  • Assembling parts to create the moving picture

  • Making sliders for the moving parts

Lesson Plan

Constructing a moving story book
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Teacher Video: Construction and evaluation

This Teacher Video is also used for Lesson 4

Pupil Video: Construction

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Activity: Design template
Activity: Storybook moving parts template
Activity: Storybook page template
Created by:
Kapow Primary, 
Design & Technology specialist
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