- D & T
Wheels and axles
Making the base of a moving vehicle
- 30-59 mins
In this series of activities pupils will learn about nets and wheels and axles. They will combine these technologies to make the base and body for a vehicle made from card.
This activity introduces the builds on knowledge of nets to make a complex three-dimensional shape suitable for the body shell of a car. It could be used at Key Stage 1 to develop practical skills making nets.
Activity info, teachers' notes and curriculum links
In this activity, pupils will make a card model of a car body from a net.
The activity sheet includes teachers' notes, useful web links, and links (where appropriate) to the national curriculum in each of the four devolved nations; England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
All activity sheets and supporting resources are free to download, and all the documents are fully editable, so you can tailor them to your students' and your schools' needs.