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Find something to design or make with these downloadable resources.

Become an engineer like Brunel and design your own Bridge to cross the Avon Gorge.

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Brunel was a big fan of Shakespeare. Create your own masterpiece like one of Brunel's Shakespeare inspired paintings.

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Design a dessert fit for a Victorian dining room table.

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Bake your own ship's biscuit - warning - not very tasty!

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Rats were a huge problem on board the ship, can you help by designing a rat trap?

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Get creative and make your own pocket size world to peer into using this paper peepshow.

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Make and use a sextant so you can find out your latitude, perfect for a starry night.

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Make a paper sailing ship and see how quickly you can get it to sail along a table.

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Get creative and make your own signal flags to fly in your window.

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Brunel drew this horse when he was only 6! Now it's your turn to create a work of art.

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Make your own Victorian toy!

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Create a paper hospital ward

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Ever wondered how metal ships float?

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What would you put in a museum to represent you?

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Make your own show with shadow puppets!

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