Resources for teachers

Supporting the National Curriculum for Design and Technology and tailored for key stages 2 – 5, we offer students and educators design education facilities and workshops supporting a vibrant programme connected with the wider ecology of design practice, networks and communities.

Discover: Designs and Designers

Encourage your students to explore design objects and stories up close by using the museum's inspiring online resource including teacher exhibition materials.

Exhibition Teachers Notes

Download teachers notes for an exhibition prior to your class's visit.

Online Lesson Plans

Nurture students' creativity and passion for design with these ready made lesson plans.

The Idea Machine

The Idea Machine is an online idea generation tool. It generates a randomised design brief for you to answer in 60 seconds. It can be used by students of all ages to help them think about target users and come up with creative ideas.

Paper Forms Workshop Video

Follow along with this hour long paper forms workshop led by designer and educator Haidée Drew.

Get in touch

Contact the Learning Team via learning@designmuseum.org