PAPER STIXX CONSTRUCTION

Children use ingenious rolling machines to create surprisingly sturdy ‘STIXX’ from old newspapers. Using these rigid rods the pupils then build shelters, furniture, bridges or towers, learning about stable structures, strong shapes and forces along the way.

CURRICULUM LINKS: 

• Make - Select from and use a wider range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks(for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing), accurately.

• Technical Knowledge - Apply their understanding of how to strengthen, stiffen and reinforce more complex structures. 

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All year round