Key Stage 1

Child looking through a 3D Viewer

 “I was very impressed. The museum offered so much more than I had anticipated. Apart from excellent artefacts the workshops really made the subject come alive.” - Teacher, Sacred Heart Primary School

We have developed the following Key Stage 1 sessions for you to choose from.

 

Two Legs to Four Wheels

Children explore our collection of carriages to discover how modes of transport have changed throughout history.

Venue: Stockwood Discovery Centre

Duration: 1 hour

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Art in the Garden

Be inspired by and explore the shapes, colours and textures that can be found in the gardens at Stockwood, then use natural pigments to create your own paintings.

Venue: Stockwood Discovery Centre

Duration: 1 hour

 

Housework - Then and Now

Find out what life was like before domestic electricity. Children can get hands-on to discover what cooking, washing, laundry, cleaning and lighting were like in the past.

Venue: Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

Duration: 1 hour

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Toys

Children investigate how toys have changed over the last 100 years by exploring the toy boxes belonging to six generations of a fictional Luton family. 

Venue: Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

Duration: 1 hour

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Where did you get that Hat?

What hats did people wear in the past? Find out more about Luton's hats and how children in the past helped to make them, and have a go at ribbon plaiting!

Venue: Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

Duration: 1 hour

Supporting Images: Ladies hats and Gents hats