Design & Make
Find something to design or make with these downloadable resources.
Design & Make A Bridge
Become an engineer like Brunel and design your own Bridge to cross the Avon Gorge.
Brunel & Shakespeare
Brunel was a big fan of Shakespeare. Create your own masterpiece like one of Brunel’s Shakespeare inspired paintings.
Trap A Rat
Rats were a huge problem on board the ship, can you help by designing a rat trap?
Make A Paper Peepshow
Get creative and make your own pocket size world to peer into using this paper peepshow.
Make a Sextant
Make and use a sextant so you can find out your latitude, perfect for a starry night.
Make a paper sailing ship and see how quickly you can get it to sail along a table.
Create a Work of Art
Brunel drew this horse when he was only 6! Now it’s your turn to create a work of art.
Create a Portrait
*New* Sophia Hawes, Brunel’s sister, was a talented portrait painter. Why not try drawing your own portrait?