Lesson 4: Decorating a pouch

Children add decoration to their pouches using their design ideas from the previous lesson.

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To decorate a pouch using fabric glue or stitching

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Evaluate their ideas and products against a design criteria

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: May need support with attaching smaller more fiddly pieces.


Pupils working at greater depth: Should follow their designs accurately.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


Created by:
Tom Turnham,  
Design & Technology specialist
Tom has been a teacher for seven years and, as Head of Upper School at The Belham Primary School, he has a keen interest in young people and good causes. For the past seventeen years he has volunteered with various…
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