Key Stage 1

Key Stage 1

Hands-on, accessible sessions for younger pupils, delivered by expert presenters.

All sessions are designed for classes up to 35 children.

How to book

Practical sessions

Teatime and Toys (Arts Award - Discover)

Get your hands on history and discover similarities and differences between children's lives now and in the past by investigating toys.

Pupils will examine what toys and household objects were used in the Victorian times. Students will look at toys Queen Victoria would have played with as a child.

Pupils will handle replica objects, plus students make their own thaumatrope to take back to school with them, and observe paintings in the palace that relate to Victoria's life.

Tuesdays and Thursdays

10:30, 11.45 and 13.15

60 minutes

£93 (student admission free) 

How to book


Teatime and Toys: teachers' notes (PDF)
A guide for teachers to use before visiting.


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