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: History, Design and Technology
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Workshop outline
Your class will enjoy a fun, interactive workshop and learn about toys and games in the past. Pupils will be able to examine real and replica toys from the past. Investigate different materials toys in the past and today are made from, comparing their properties. Through discussion and play they will explore the forces and power sources needed to make these different toys work. The majority of this workshop is spent learning about the toys through hands one play.
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Key skills covered
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  • Careful handling of museum objects
  • Comparing past and present
  • New language
  • Working in groups and sharing
  • Questioning
  • Understanding toys were different in the past
  • Historic enquiry

 

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