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Play with amazing traditional toys from around the world in this exciting hands on workshop.

Students will explore the mechanisms, materials, and uses of toys: from a Zimbabwean push-along drummer, to a Russian pendulum toy, to Guatemalan worry dolls, and use a transforming doll to tell the story of Little Red Riding Hood together.

Key info

Suitable for: KS1

Age Groups: 5-7

Subjects: Anthropology, Design & Technology

Topics: Friendships, Human & Physical Geography, Materials, Puppet Design, Puppetry, Rehearsing, Storytelling, Team Building, Toys

Type: At Venue

Duration: 60 minutes

Cost: £75 plus VAT for non-fee paying schools, and a higher rate for fee-paying schools

Dates: Ongoing

Max. Group Size: 30

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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