Experiences and Outcomes Benchmarks
Organiser – Food and Textile Demonstrates manual dexterity , for example, cutting more intricate shapes, manipulating fabrics and embellishments to create designs on fabric, using a needle and thread, attaching designs onto fabric
Food and Textile
I am developing dexterity, creativity and confidence when working with textiles

TCH 2-04b

Links to: Health & Wellbeing – Food & Health – The Food Experience HWB 2-29a, Developing Healthy Choices HWB 2-30a, Keeping Safe & Hygienic HWB 2-33a, The Journey of Food HWB 2-35a



I can/am able to I can/am able to I can/am able to
Measure & cut fabric with increasing accuracy & confidence for a range of purposes. Measure & cut increasingly intricate fabric shapes & designs. Cut, manipulate & embellish fabric with dexterity & confidence to follow & adapt simple patterns & ideas.
Decorate & join fabric pieces using simple stitches with needle & thread. Decorate & join fabric pieces using a wider range of stitching & sewing equipment.

Begin to explore ways to knot, knit & crochet textile objects.

Join & decorate fabric objects by sewing most simple stitches.

Demonstrate manual dexterity when tying, knotting, knitting & crocheting textile objects.