Topic Work in Class 2
Seaside Holidays Now and Then
The children enjoyed learning both geographical features of the seaside and how holidays were different for children in the past. They enjoyed our seaside role play area which was firstly resourced with familiar plastic bucket and spades, relevant clothing and plastic seating etc. As they became aware of facts about holidays in Victorian times these resources changed to reflect their knowledge. Plastic buckets and spades were replaced by metal and wooden objects, folding seats were swapped to wooden deckchairs and Victorian clothing and swimwear were added to a bathing hut (we pretended it was a bathing machine) to get changed into. The children also enjoyed entertaining each other with Punch and Judy shows.