Raft Building

Design and create a raft to paddle across the water. Learn various knots and experiment with construction.

Once the raft is waterborne, use it to cross the pond. Raft races and various games make a strong probability of getting wet.

Curriculum Links

PE: acquiring and developing skills, evaluate and improve performance, water safety
Design: generate and develop ideas, planning, assembly, understanding of components
PSHE: working together, making decisions, communicating and listening, working as a team, recognising own and others’ abilities

Learning Outcomes

Develop their skill level at paddling.
Gain a greater knowledge of water safety.
Have the opportunity to plan and design a water worthy craft.
Had the opportunity to develop their problem solving and teamwork skills.