TECHNOLOGY - CUTTING AND JOINING (2D MATERIALS)
SCHEME OF WORK
Suggested Activities/Learning Focus Links with other areas of experience Questions/Ideas/Vocabulary Resources/Books
Experiencing tools/materials. Personal/Social Can the child hold the tool correctly? Scissors
Paper/card + scissors. Concentration Use it? Tools e.g. saw, hammer.
Saw and thin dowel. Independence Skills Can the child snip, cut continuously, 2D materials.
Hole punch and card. Self esteem cut along a line, or a curve? Glue
sellotape, making tape, glue, paste, Can the child saw off a piece of Pritt stick
prittstick. Language/Literacy dowel or a lolly stick? Sellotape
Language of naming, tools and Is child aware of safety when using Wool, string
Using scissors to cut paper, card, actions. tools? Workbench
material, string, foil, wool, cellophane. Talking about activities as they occur. Does the child vary its choice of Lolly sticks, cardboard, dowels
materials? Hole punch.
Using saw to cut thin wood, Maths Is there any pattern or form in the Stapler.
cardboard etc. (supervised). Counting, estimating, weighing, size, collage or finished item?
ordering, position, vocabulary. Does the child want to change the
Joining materials to make a collage finished item? Bright Ideas:
using glue, pritt stick, sellotape, Knowledge and Understanding Can the child tell you what they will
string, wool (nails and hammer) Talking of what is going to or has make next? Science Activities
stapler. happened. Festivals and Celebrations.
Exploration of 2D materials and fixing Christmas Activities
Planning a collage and choosing own agents. Fun to do Presents (Swallow)
selection of materials.
Physical High scope UK
Using layers to strengthen materials. Hand control Teachers Idea Book
Use of colour, texture, tools and