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From Ladders to Lightsabers

On Wednesday 1 February, Year 1 went to the Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock to learn about toys from the past.

The children took part in a hands-on workshop where they compared Victorian examples with similar toys which are available today, noticing some of the major differences between the materials used. They had great fun playing with a variety of replica indoor and outdoor toys including whip and top, gird and cleat, Jacob’s ladder, marbles and puppets.

Each child then made their own modern version of a peg doll, equipped with a Lightsaber, to take home! Finally we had a visit to the Gallery and noticed many precious toys from the past on display. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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