Back to Olden Days School

This week we had a celebration of Learning. We have made so many new discoveries about Life in the Past so we decided to Dress up for the olden days. It was so much fun seeing all the old clothes. We worked at the old desk and shared all the things we now know about the past.
Our new learnings are:
* Life in the past was much harder than today
* With new technology we now have machines that make life easier
* The stories of our Grandparents childhoods help us to appreciate how much easier life is today
* Our grandparents worked hard to help us have a better life
* Life in the past was simpler and slower
* Children in the olden days had more freedom to play and go on adventures
* Understanding our history is an important part of our own story

Playing Olden Day Games

Over the past couple of weeks we have been researching the different games that children played at school in the olden days.
We asked our parents, teachers and grandparents. We also researched on the internet.
We discovered that children around the world have many games that are the same, some are similar and some are different. Many of the games are still played today. We enjoyed trying new games like “Oranges and Lemons” ” Drop the hanky” and the Hand clapping rhymes. We hope that you learn something from our Voicethread and please add some comments.