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Van of Dreams

⚠️ Part of Creative Thinking Qualification challenges.

In this project, learners will create an interactive and mobile space for a chosen community to engage with.

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Lesson 1

Create a van for your community.

In this lesson, learners are challenged to redesign a van to suit the needs of a specific community. They will have to familiarise themselves with a chosen van and identify, research, and understand the community they are designing for. From there, they will develop, build and present their concept.

Designers take on many different roles and use lots of different skill sets. During this project, the learners may use drawing, model making, digital mediums, and tools and can work independently or in teams.

⚠️ This resource is part of the Creative Thinking Qualification Creative Bravery Playlist.

Included materials
  • Van of Dreams Presentation
  • Warmup - Question your teaspoons
  • Warmup - Things mean things
  • Warmup - How to present ideas
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