Properly supervised and managed, Design and Technology provides safe and enjoyable activities for young children who gain much from the experience.
In the interests of safety, it is important to organise D&T resources such it is clear which tools and equipment are:
- available for general use;
- can be used only with direct adult supervision
- provided for adult use only
This article from the D&Tonline website addresses these safety procedures, and explains the best ways to provide primary aged children the knowledge about tools as part of their DT curriculum.