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History Unit 1a – How are our toys different from the past?

 

This unit is aimed at children in Year 1.

A selection of resources to support the teaching of QCA History. unit 1A: How are our toys different from the past

For a complete list of what's included see the table below.   

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Resource Name

Format

Objectives

Resource Details

What are our toys like?

(12 pages)

 

To describe the characteristics of modern toys

Pictures of modern toys to be used in conjunction with toys that they have at school or have brought in from home

What are our toys like?

(1 page)

 

To suggest who may be able to tell them about toys in the past

A survey sheet that can be sent home to find out information

What were our parents and grandparents toys like?

(9 pages)

 

Describe the characteristics of old toys

Pictures of old toys and ideas for playing games from past times

How do we know some toys are old?

(15 pages)

 

Describe the characteristics of old toys

Pictures of old toys – for recognition of similar ones today and to describe how they know that they are old

What is the same and different between an old and a new toy?

(1 page)

 

To identify differences and similarities between old and new toys

Picture of an old and a modern teddy – children to write in or tell the differences

What is the same and different between an old and a new toy?

(1 pages)

 

To identify differences and similarities between old and new toys

Sheet with words to describe or compare old and new teddies

What were toys like long ago?

(8 pages)

 

To identify from a painting some of the games that were played long ago

Painting by Breugel to show many of the games played a long time ago. There is also a black and white picture of the same painting and a list showing the games and which part of the picture they are on.

How can we show what we have found out?

(1 page)

 

To sort objects in different ways

A worksheet on which toys I like best or I don’t like and why

 

 

   

 

 

 
   

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