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Historical Toys

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Historical Toys can be a great project – especially for KS1 – where children will be able to ask parents and grandparents about their toys and learn from first-hand experience, before starting to look back further. Many people will still have some old, favourite toys to show and maybe even lend to school to make a display.

The BBC has several historical toys videos ...

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Toy Project Websites

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Toy ProjectA toy project is great fun and very interesting for children; even the very young recognise a toy as an object of play. The topic lends itself to history and D&T beautifully and there are lots of resources shared freely with teachers and children on the topic.

There are a few completely free downloadable resources shared by teachers through the TES – these ...

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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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The History of Children in the Victorian Era

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The history of the Victorian EraChildren’s life in the Victorian era is a fascinating topic. Children worked, some had schooling and some didn’t. It is so different to the lives of our children today that they will be really interested in learning about how Victorian children lived. The following pages will help with any study of the life of children during the Victorian period.

BBC Victorian Britain – This site has a wonderful ...

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