Brompton Bicycle: Key Stage 1 Resources

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This resource, aimed at children ages 5-7, contains five design and technology projects that focus on bicycles. Children evaluate bicycle designs, then design and make: bicycle parts and accessories for characters from a book, teddy or for a particular purpose. Throughout the activities, children are encouraged to consider the needs of the rider, to carry out research, to communicate ideas, to solve problems, work collaboratively and to evaluate designs in light of the design brief. The activities can be used as 'one-off’ sessions, an extended project or as part of a whole school design and technology week. Teacher’s notes are provided as well as worksheets on the five activities which are:

*Evaluating a bicycle

*Designing a bicycle for a book character

*Designing a bicycle accessory

*Making a bicycle seat for a teddy

*Making a bicycle easy to find in a crowded area

These activities have been produced by Brompton Bicycle, there is also a set of resources aimed at 7-11 year olds.


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