Age 7-11 | Key Stage 2

What's in this section?

Curriculum-linked lesson plans and activities designed to encourage innovation, creativity and problem-solving skills in KS2 students. They also use popular characters to introduce issues around protecting ideas.

Who is it for?

These resources are produced for teachers of KS2 students and are relevant to subjects including Art, ICT, Science and English. But the activities can also be used by inquisitive 7-11 year olds themselves.

Lesson plans and inspiring activities


Discover comprehensive lesson plans, based around popular characters, plus a range of activities designed to inspire invention. There are also competitions with exciting prizes to win.

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Most recent | Age 7-11 | View all

Cracking Ideas 2016 - Wallace and Gromit Age 8-11

Age 7-11

Key Stage 2


The Brief

Designed to stimulate children's imaginations and creativity both in school and beyond and can be used as a fun activity towards competition entry or as an integral part of your school education provision for children aged 8-11, the UK curriculua links also provided.

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Cracking Ideas Lesson Plan 7-11 year olds

Age 7-11

Key Stage 2


The Brief

Energetic and thought-provoking one hour lesson plan that encourages innovation and practical problem-solving.  Clearly linked to Design & Technology but relevant to a range of subjects.

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Creating Movie Magic: Primary

Age 7-11

Key Stage 2


The Brief

Film has the power to amaze, inspire and entertain with incredible storylines, memorable characters and fantastic special effects. Behind the scenes, intellectual property (IP) supports this creativity and innovation and has an important role to play in the UK economy. But what exactly is IP?

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Shaun's Cracking Ideas Lesson Plan

Age 7-11

Key Stage 2


The Brief

Featuring Shaun the Sheep, the lesson plans introduce the concept of innovation and creativity, intellectual property and its role in everyday lives.
 
The lesson plans are designed for Key Stage 2 students (aged 7 – 11 years old) with links to the curriculum and can be used in the classroom, youth group or at home.
 

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