Victorians at St Johns – ice cream and away days

Workshop title

Victorians at St Johns – ice cream and away days

Key stage 1 and 2
Delivered at

St Johns House Museum, Warwick

Duration 4 hours
Main focus

 History, English

Workshop information

Available from 1 June 2020 to 17 July 2020.

Workshop outline

An exciting hands-on day project where you can make your own Victorian ice cream the hard way with a man powered churn. Pupils will join the cook in her kitchen to make the strawberry ice cream and fresh homemade lemonade. They will be able to sample what they have made. They will take part in a Victorian school lesson with our costumed Victorian school teacher.

Key stage 1 pupils will be able to explore Victorian seaside traditions and make a paper pinwheel and Punch and Judy stick puppets. Key stage 2 pupils will write and perform a Punch and Judy script in small groups.

Key skills covered
  • Chronological understanding
  • Historic enquiry
  • Understanding how life was different in the past
  • Group work
  • Role play and empathy with life as a Victorian child.
  • Weighing and measuring in the kitchen
Booking information

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