Moorland crafts


Delve into the old ways of making and creating with this activity. We create a number of items to take home.

As a collective make baskets for garden climbing plants... or are they a fish catching device? As individuals create, from raw materials, your own piece of felt and a masterful clay sculpture.

How do you make a wall without bricks or stone? Using mud and straw of course! A brilliant activity for getting your hands dirty and your minds creating.

Curriculum Links

HISTORY: Knowledge and understanding of events, people and changes in the past
D&T: Working with tools, equipment, materials and components to make quality products.
Knowledge and understanding of materials and components.
ENGLISH: Listening; Speaking
ART: Knowledge and understanding

Learning Outcomes

Develop some new creative skills of basketry, felt-making ,pottery and earth walling
Be patient in their practice of new skills
Understand the need for safety
Work in a trustworthy, responsible manner
Develop fine motor skills
Assess materials needed and risks arising during construction.