Teaching and Activities
Children look at a variety of toys and decide from what era each one originates. They sort the toys and then sketch three – one from each era.
To understand how toys have changed over time by looking at their own toys, their parents’ toys and then their grandparents’ toys and identifying differences.
Produce a sketch using close observation, suitable materials and a variety of sketching techniques, which are practised over three sessions.
- Understand how toys and books have changed over time.
- Sort toys and books (their own and those of parents and grandparents) into old and new, and create a time line.
- Sketch three toys: one that belongs to them, one belonging to a parent and one belonging to a grandparent.