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Age Range: 11-14
Duration: 60 or more mins
  • D&T
  • Engineering

Chinese zodiac animals

A graphics project making Chinese zodiac animals that move!

In this activity learners will learn about simple mechanisms (cams and linkages) within a graphics project. Learners will have an opportunity to use templates to help them cut out the parts for a cardboard Chinese zodiac animal.

Resources required:

  • Card tubes
  • Wooden skewers
  • Glue sticks/ glue
  • Erasers
  • Sticky tack
  • Cardboard
  • Brass split pin fasteners

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