Lesson 3: Making Baby Bear’s Chair

Considering what kind of chair Baby Bear would like, pupils develop a design criteria which uses all their knowledge of building strong and stable structures and begin to make their chairs

Learning Objectives

  • Remembering that chairs are structures and need to be strong, stiff and stable

  • Creating joints and structures from paper/card and tape

Lesson Plan

See the plan

Teacher Video: Making Baby Bear’s chair

Pupil Video: Making Baby Bear's chair using paper and tape

Show this demonstration on your Smartboard

play button

This content is only available as part of a school membership.

Upgrade Now

Pupil Video: Making Baby Bear's chair using straws and pipe cleaners

Show this demonstration on your Smartboard

play button

This content is only available as part of a school membership.

Upgrade Now

Pupil Video: Making Baby Bear's chair using recycled materials

Show this demonstration on your Smartboard

play button

This content is only available as part of a school membership.

Upgrade Now
Image Specialists 9
Created by:
Vicki Risianova,  
Design & Technology specialist
After 4 years of being a TV and radio presenter, Vicki headed to the secondary classroom where she spent 12 years teaching Design and Technology as well as PE. Working as a subject leader, she ran D&T tournaments and weekly…
Find out more
video-icon icon-checked
I have completed this lesson