Lesson 1: Evaluating fastenings

Before starting their project, children explore different fastenings around them and consider their advantages and disadvantages

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing what the main types of fastenings are

  • Explaining the advantages and disadvantages of each fastening type


Activity: Fastenings Notes
Activity: Fastenings product analysis
Supporting resource: Word bank
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