Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources


Select appropriate materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques and apply safe procedures to make designed solutions


  • matching material and joining techniques to the design intention, for example accurately cutting and sewing the fabric pieces to make a community banner or joining components to produce an electric circuit (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • working safely, responsibly and cooperatively to ensure safe work areas, for example the safe use of equipment when making a water-resistant, floating craft or a model of an environmentally sensitive outdoor shelter (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding)
  • using appropriate personal protective equipment required for the use of some tools and equipment, for example protective eyewear (Skills: Personal and Social Capability)
  • manipulating materials with appropriate tools, equipment and techniques, for example when preparing food, cultivating garden beds, constructing products (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)

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