Work in teams to build a shelter

Learning objective

To solve a problem systematically.


During this 1-hour session, children work in teams to build a shelter. Teams will need to consider how to plan, do and review throughout the activity. They will begin to develop some of the key skills for working in teams, these may include communication, encouragement, persevering and co-operation. Teachers will have an opportunity to test how waterproof these shelters are at the end of the session!

Key information

One-hour session

This is available for Key Stage 2 children and adapted version is available for Key Stage 1 children.

The key focus for this is teamwork