Ferris wheel


Lets explore the world of mechanical engineering as we learn how to make an electric powered vehicle. This resource card shows you how to design and make your very own ferris wheel using this simple step by step guide.


We want to encourage all children to explore and experiment. To become confident with designing and making products using their knowledge of Science, Design and Technology, Engineering and Maths. All projects are aligned with learning objectives across the STEM subjects. The resource card includes pictorial instructions, explaining how to design and make a ferris wheel using a pulley system.

Suitable for ages 8 – 11

This is a downloadable resource we will send you the link via email.

Included, step by step pictorial break down of how to make a ferris wheel and what materials are needed.

Learning objectives covered:

  • Science: Forces, electricity, materials.
  • Design and Technology: Mechanisms, pulleys and simple circuits.
  • Maths: Measure

Suitable for ages 8 – 11

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