Textiles: Stuffed toys

Creating their own stuffed toy is a really fun project as children can bring their drawings to life and can make them as challenging or as simple as they choose. Not only does this topic give them the chance to apply skills they have learned in previous topics, it also introduces them to a new stitch – blanket stitch ***NEW Knowledge organiser***

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Lesson 1: Designing a stuffed toy

Children decide upon a simple shape on which to base their stuffed toys, and record the materials that they will use to create it


Lesson 2: Blanket stitch

Children are introduced to and practise blanket stitch


Lesson 3: Details and appendages

Pupils add any extra items, appendages and decorative stitches before assembling their stuffed toys


Lesson 4: Stuffed toy assembly (free lesson)

Using blanket stitch, children stuff and sew their toys to complete them