F Y1 Y2

Design & Technologies

Producing natural fibres

The Learn About Wool resources provide an ideal opportunity for Foundation Year – Year 2 students to investigate how sheep are managed for fibre production in an engaging and educational way that meets the requirements of the Australian Curriculum.

The following curriculum-based resource package includes a variety of interactive resources, including downloadable PDF factsheets and posters, websites, and age-appropriate YouTube video clips.

Links with the Australian Curriculum

Students can investigate the following resources to help them: explore how sheep can provide meat for food and wool for clothing, explore the basic needs of sheep, identify products that can be designed and produced from wool.

Knowledge and understanding | Design & technologies

Explore how plants and animals are grown for food, clothing and shelter and how food is selected and prepared for healthy eating (ACTDEK003)

Processes and production skills | Design & technologies

Opportunities exist to incorporate the full strand depending on the classroom activity being undertaken (ACTDEP005ACTDEP009)


All PDFs can be saved for use in the classroom; either on individual computers, laptops and tablets or smartboards, or they can be reproduced as hard-copy handouts.