FASCINATING PICTURES: Sweeps, nomads, quacks and crawlers: The exotic down and outs of Victorian London captured on camera in the 1870s (images by the late John Thompson http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Thomson_(photographer) now at the Bishopsgate Institute, London, England http://www.bishopsgate.org.uk/)
Look at how homes and communities have changed in the past 100 years. The project includes a local history study, a comparison of Victorian homes and lifestyles with modern day and an insight into the period’s inventions.
Victorian Inventions - Treetop Displays - 12 A4 posters giving key information about famous Victorian inventions. Each invention reveals who it was invented by, the year it was invented and an interesting fact. Great for topic discussion and as a unique display! Visit our website for more information and for other printable resources by clicking on the provided links. Designed by teachers for Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1) and Key Stage 2 (KS2).
A thaumatrope was a hugely popular toy in Victorian times, a kind of old-school stop motion trick, or an old-school show with only one channel. With the wonder of persistence of vision, a bird magically transported into a cage with just a twirl of a string.
The Victorians Fact Cards - Treetop Displays - A set of 24 A5 fact cards that give fun and interesting facts about the Victorians. Each fact card has a key word heading, making this set an excellent word/ vocabulary bank as well! Visit our website for more information and for other printable classroom resources by clicking on the provided links. Designed by teachers for Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1) and Key Stage 2 (KS2).