Borrow a Bag
Create your own 'Olden Days' Experience
Ask for the e booklet "How to Hold a Hands on History Day.'
LET'S PLAY SCHOOL Bag
Create an olden days school room experience
Slates, pens and ink, cuisinairre rods, reading books, a cane, page from a copy book, abacus, lesson ideas and daily plan suggestions, costume ideas, posters. Wordsearch and crossword. Booklet of rhymes and finger plays.
Enough for a whole class with some rotations within it.
TECHNOLOGY from the Past Bag
Cassette player and tapes - music and blank, working typewriter, Instamatic camera, film and slides, Kerosene iron, flat iron, slate, slate pencil, quill, nib pen and ink, toaster, several phones, miniature kerosene lamp.
DRESS UP for a TEA PARTY Bag
10 or more tea cups and saucers, teapot, jug and sugar bowl, lace cloth, herb tea. Clothes for 10 - vests, caps, bonnets, pinafores.
LEARN TO SHAVE Bag
2 shaving brushes, 1 shaving mug, 2 real razors [minus blades], beach ball 'faces', shaving cream.
Poem: "The Man from Ironbark", cut throat razor (blunt) and strop
WASHING the CLOTHES Bag
Washboard, tub, bucket, soap, dolly pegs, cute clothes to wash, clothes line (rope), toy ironing board, small flat iron.
IN THE KITCHEN Bag
Beaters, bowls, juicer, jug, sifter, rolling pins.
You add *cream to beat into butter *oranges for juice or lemons for lemonade, * dough to roll and maybe to bake * flour or icing sugar to sift.
GAMES & TOYS Bag
Marbles, knucklebones, pickup sticks, doll and cradle, jack in a box, wooden trucks, spinning tops, Viewmaster, kaleidoscope. Finger plays and skipping rhymes, elastics jingles, dominoes, paper dolls, colouring in.
Six bags is enough for one class to have an hour or more of great rotations. Add some activities of your own and it can accommodate a double class. Skipping ropes, hoops, ball games, colouring, craft eg make a bonnet. Link with an a nearby school and save money on delivery.
DISPLAYS/ SHOW and TELL bags $20 per week + delivery
Clothing : Corset, braces, bonnet, straw hat, nightshirt, nightgown, smocked dress, button hook and gloves, school hat, pantaloons, bloomers.