Historical Toys

Historical Toys can be a great project – especially for KS1 – where children will be able to ask parents and grandparents about their toys and learn from first-hand experience, before starting to look back further. Many people will still have some old,...

Toy Project Websites

A toy project is great fun and very interesting for children; even the very young recognise a toy as an object of play. The topic lends itself to history and D&T beautifully and there are lots of resources shared freely with teachers and children on the topic....

The National (USA) Museum of Play

The National (USA) Museum of Play, called The Strong, has a great set of images and historical information about toys – from a long time ago, right up to the present day. “The Strong is the nation’s museum of play. It is home to hundreds of thousands of...