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This workshop uses original and replica toys from the Museum of Liverpool’s handling collection to examine toys that people in the past played with. Students will look at how toys have changed through time by examining their materials, colours and how they’ve been made.

Students will learn the differences in materials, design and technology and how these provide clues about the age of the toys. Various toys are arranged on a mini timeline based on their materials and technology. Students will get the chance to work together to use their knowledge of materials, technology and design to sort a range of toys into ‘older’ and ‘newer’.

Key Information.

Suitable for: KS1

Ages: 5-7

Subjects: English, History, Science

Topics: History Around Us, Parenting and Family, Team Building, Uniqueness

Type: At Venue

Duration: 60 minutes

Cost: from £3.10 per student (£99 per session, max 32 per session)

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays

Min. Students: N/A

Max. Students: 32

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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About Museum of Liverpool.

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The Museum of Liverpool offers a wide range of educational opportunities, making it an ideal place to engage learners of all ages from formal education and community groups.

Details of their workshops for groups visiting the museum are listed below. There is a dedicated children’s gallery, Little Liverpool, which can be booked for younger groups.

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