Toys History KS1. Have fun at home or in the classroom with these links to free to use interactive teaching resources.
Pictogram: Favourite Toys Interactive
Ask pupils to collect information on favourite toys, as a class or within groups, and to then display the data in a pictogram. 'Were the results what you expected?'
Roman Toys Video
Modern toys, including scooters, yo-yos, marbles and skipping ropes, were around in Roman times. Roman children also used to have mini chariot races using dogs or goats to pull them along. No Roman toys have ever been found in Scotland. With thanks to the VRoma Project.
Toy Repair Man Interactive
Help repair the toys. Choose the right tool to help repair the toys.
Toy Timeline Interactive
When do pupils think certain types of toys were invented? Use questions such as 'how much longer after the teddy bear was invented was the jigsaw invented?', 'What are the unmarked intervals on the scale?'
Toy Timeline Download
A set of 18 cards showing what decade different toys were created. Cards include: Teddy Bear 1900's and Barbie doll 1950's, A great way to discuss timelines and use as an independent ordering activity.
Victorian Toys Word Mat Download
An A4 sized word mat showing key words and images related to the topic of toys in the Victorian era. Labels include: Jacob's ladder, doll's house and Bilbo catcher. Great as an aid to independent writing.