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The big question - Is everybody’s home the same?

Reception were challenged to design, make, test and modify a houseboat. They are learning about the engineering process.

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As part of our big question ‘Is everybody’s home the same?’ we looked at different types of homes. Mrs Parsons has a dream to live on a houseboat one day.


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Reception drew the conclusion that cardboard was not a good material to build a boat from. They observed plastic floated really well. As there is a lot of plastic already that needs recycling, we thought maybe it could be re-utilised to make boats.