Money Containers

Nerys Jones
2001, Vol. 6, No. 1,


Inspired by the section on Money Containers in DATA's Primary Helpsheets and ACCAC's scheme of work plus assessment materials and work sheets (written by Jim Newcomb at University of Wales College Newport*), Nerys Jones asked her Year 5 group at Clytha Primary School in Newport to design and make belt bags or purses for a specific purpose or function. The focus of this project was the designing and making of a quality product using simple textiles techniques. Opportunities were provided for the development of pupils' knowledge and understanding of ways in which such materials can be fashioned. The pupils were given a wide range of materials to work with.

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