Shelter Project YR3 - YR6

We asked the children to consider different dwellings and design a safe sustainable shelter. They had the chance to look at architectural models and drawings, some images of buildings made out of recycled materials, refugee housing and non permanent design structures like the summer pavilions at the Serpentine in London.

They were split into groups of 5 and given a pack of materials to work with. the aim of the project was to get the children collaborating by sharing materials and ideas and getting them to think in a 3-dimensional way. It was a problem-solving activity designed to get them thinking creatively.

Dawn East