Compare and contrast examples of toys from across time in this hands-on session. Then use our museum trail to explore the displays of old and traditional toys around the house and make an illusion toy to take home.
The children will:
- Observe and handle a variety of real and replica toys
- Investigate how toys move
- Play with illusion toys
- Identify the materials toys are made from
- Discuss how toys have changed over time
- Follow a teacher-led train around the museum displays
Suitable for: Reception, Year 1–2
Duration: 1 hour workshop and 45min teacher-led toy trail around the museum
Group size: Up to 35 pupils – you can book more than one session
These workshops run on Thursdays and Fridays between April and October 2018. There are two sessions at 11am-12pm and 12.30pm-1.30pm. Further sessions may be available.
A Lunch space is only available for groups booking workshops.
Planning on having a picnic as part of your visit? Enjoy it in Blaise Castle Estate.
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