10 February 2020

On Monday, Class 1 and 2 were visited by Sam from Taunton Museum for a 90 minute workshop on old toys and games to link in with this terms quest ‘Times Gone By’. The children were shown real toys and games from long ago and as far back as the Victorian times. One teddy we were shown was over 100 years old. They looked at the different materials toys were made from and compared them to toys of today. The workshop allowed the children to explore the toys and games and dress up in clothes children would have worn to school. They also found out about early moving pictures using a 'zoetrope' and made their own 'thaumatrope'. It was a fantastic workshop where the children were fully immersed in play.                  Mrs McDonagh