Heritage Education – Victorians at St Johns – Victorian Christmas

Key stage:  1 & 2
Delivered at: St Johns House Museum, Warwick
Duration: 4 hours
Main Focus: History, English
Available: 25th November 2019 – 20th December 2019
Workshop outline
Experience St Johns House Museum dressed for a Victorian Christmas, come celebrate as the Victorians would have done. The cook is waiting for you in the kitchen to help make the plum pudding, don’t forget to stir the mixture and make a Christmas wish. Each group gets to take their pudding mixture back to school to steam, don’t forget a bowl to take it home in. Take part in a Christmas themed lesson in the Victorian schoolroom with our costumed school teacher. Have a go at a selection of Christmas crafts and learn about some Victorian Christmas traditions.
Key skills covered
  • Role play and empathy for children in the past
  • Historic enquiry
  • Chronological understanding
  • Interpretation
  • Group work
  • Understanding of the influence of Victorian Britain on British culture today
  • Weighing and measuring in the kitchen

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