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Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in history for Key Stage One to teach about how family life has changed over time

  • Holiday Souvenirs

    Holiday Souvenirs

    Identify and record similarities and differences between seaside holidays in the past using souvenirs

  • Holiday Postcards

    Holiday Postcards

    Identify and record differences between seaside holidays in the past with today by writing recounts

  • Seaside Interviews

    Seaside Interviews

    Collate and record information about life in the past by conducting interviews about seaside holidays

  • Holidays Yesterday

    Holidays Yesterday

    Identify and describe seaside holidays that families experienced in the past using photographs

  • Holiday Fun

    Holiday Fun

    Use drama to explore games and events that can be experienced as part of a seaside holiday

  • Family Holidays

    Family Holidays

    Explore and record some of the reasons why families choose to holiday in different locations

  • Toy Museum

    Toy Museum

    Select and record information to add to a label for a toy from the past to use in a museum display

  • From Old to New

    From Old to New

    Describe and compare different toys from the past and identify some modern day equivalents

  • Old Toys

    Old Toys

    Practise using primary sources to investigate some of the different toys that were owned by families in the past

  • Toy Interviews

    Toy Interviews

    Conduct interviews with classroom visitors to find out about some of the toys that they owned in the past

  • Old and New

    Old and New

    Identify, compare and describe some of the toys that might have been owned by families today and in the past

  • Sea Voyage
    Plan and write a diary entry to describe a voyage on a tall ship that is sailing across an ocean
  • Garden Planting
    Write a factual recount about how to plant different flowers in a garden during the spring
  • Weather Postcards
    Read and write recounts to use on postcards reporting the weather experienced on different family holidays
  • Holiday Postcard
    Compose a written recount to use on a postcard describing a family holiday to a specific location