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History at Key Stage 2

Unit 1:   How are our toys
          different from those in
          the past?
Unit 1: How are our toys different from those in the past?                 History
 Describe a modern toy.

 What is it made from?

 What colour is it?

 How does it work?

 Does it move?

 Does it need batteries?

 What is your favourite
 feature?

              Unit 1: How are our toys different from those in the past?
Unit 1: How are our toys different from those in the past?                 History
 How can we find out about toys in the past?


                                                          By inviting visitors
        By speaking to
                                                           into the class to
    parents, grandparents
                                                         talk about toys from
    or other older people
                                                               the past




                                        ?
                                                           By reading books
     By visiting museums                                  which were written
                                                         during the period we
                                                         want to learn about



              Unit 1: How are our toys different from those in the past?
Unit 1: How are our toys different from those in the past?                 History
 What were toys like in the past?




 Are any of these toys still popular nowadays?
              Unit 1: How are our toys different from those in the past?
Unit 1: How are our toys different from those in the past?                 History
 What are the differences between old and new toys?


                               Old toys                         New toys

                          Wood, tin, lead,                    Plastic, foam,
    Materials
                              china                           rubber, nylon
                                                           Electric motors,
   Technology                  Clockwork
                                                          speakers, screens

  Manufacture            Mostly handmade                        Produced in
                                                                 factories
                        Some sharp edges,                     Strict rules on
      Safety             unsafe materials                       toy safety

              Unit 1: How are our toys different from those in the past?
Unit 1: How are our toys different from those in the past?                 History
 Which of these toys are modern, and which are old?




                                                                           modern
          modern
                                          old




              old                    modern                                old

              Unit 1: How are our toys different from those in the past?
Unit 1: How are our toys different from those in the past?                 History
 What words and phrases can we use to describe toys?


   toys with remote control
                                                               toys we push
                                         new
    clean             rusty
                                                   old
                                                                       broken
                 shiny

                                      small
    toys we roll
                                                      toys with batteries

              Unit 1: How are our toys different from those in the past?
Unit 1: How are our toys different from those in                              History
the past?
Here is a timeline of when some popular toys were invented.




   1901            1902              1929            1936                  1949
  Electric      Teddy Bear           Yo-yo          Monopoly               Lego
 train set




  1993         1983               1966                1959             1956
 Beanie       Nintendo         Hot Wheels            Barbie          Play-doh
 Babies

              Unit 1: How are our toys different from those in the past?
Unit 1: How are our toys different from those in the past?                 History
 Let’s compare an old and
  a new toy car.




    Made of tin                                   Made of plastic

    Runs on clockwork                             Runs on batteries

    Goes in straight lines                        Can be steered by
    only                                          remote control

                   Which one do you prefer?

              Unit 1: How are our toys different from those in the past?
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