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The National (USA) Museum of Play

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The National (USA) Museum of Play, called The Strong, has a great set of images and historical information about toys – from a long time ago, right up to the present day.

The Strong is the nation’s museum of play. It is home to hundreds of thousands of historical objects having to do with play, including the ...

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Moving Toys

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Moving Toys

Moving Toys being made in D&T lessons can be a fun part of any project about toys, it opens up an understanding of how they work and how they were made. There are lots of websites to support teachers and children who want to make moving toys:

A Collection of Mechanical Toys – a video provided by  BBC Bitesize is a nice introduction ...

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World War Two – BBC Resources

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World War 2World War 2 from the BBC is an archived page so no longer updated but it is still an excellent resource for that topic.

“The Second World War (World War 2) lasted from 1939 to 1945. It was fought in Europe, in Russia, North Africa and in Asia. 60 million people died in World War 2. About 40 million were civilians. Children as well as adults were ...

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World War One Topic Resources

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World War OneWorld War One, or the First World War as it is often called, was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28th July 1914 and lasted until 11th November 1918.

Here is a set of useful links for a primary age project:

World War 1: Facts and Information – Primary Facts

This is a simple set of facts about World War One; it is easy reading and children may ...

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World War One Resources

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World War 1 ResourcesA World War One project has lots of resources that have been created as suitable for school aged children.

World War One, or the First World War as it is often called, was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28th July 1914 and lasted until 11th November 1918.

Two really useful sites are:

BBC Schools – ...

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