Heritage Education – Toys and Games

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Key stage: 1
Delivered at: in your classroom or at St Johns House Museum, Warwick
Duration: 1 hour
Main Focus: Science, History, Design and Technology</div>
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Workshop outline
Your class will enjoy a fun, interactive workshop and learn about toys and games through time using real and replica objects. Pupils will investigate the variety of materials have been made from in the past and today. Through play and discussion, they will explore how toys move and understand how toys can demonstrate change and continuity through time.
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Key skills covered
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  • Identifying a variety of everyday materials and describing their properties
  • Contrasting toys and games in the past and present
  • Questioning and observing to develop knowledge
  • Exploring a range of toys and their mechanisms
  • Participating in discussion and using observation to answer questions

 

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