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

Teacher Video: Making Baby Bear’s chair

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

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

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

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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 DesignTo make, draw or write plans for something. and Technology as well as PE. Working as a subject…
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