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Resources for teachers

Kids React to Technology on youtube is fantastic.

- phones, typewriters, cassette players, old cameras.

Read the old  Queensland school readers


Using a gas iron-

​Use a washboard


Making Butter:


Games to Play:



Song: "Bound for South Australia"  by Salty Pete   

Story CD:  'Shelley and Rustle' - Why we should go back to shopping bags rather than plastic bags.

on "The Story Tree" by Jenni Cargill


Books: 'The Ekka', 'A Very Ratty Problem' by Sandra Watkins

Getting dressed
How did they go to the Toilet in those  clothes?

Victorian Schools

Reading fiction about our early history is a good way to expand your knowledge without any hard work.
Try these authors:

Kate Grenville: The Lieutenant, Sarah Thornhill, Secret River
Carol Preston:  Mary's Guardian, Tangled Secrets
A.B. Facey:      A Fortunate Life
Jackie French:  Nanberry: Black Brother White; Gold, Graves and Glory; The Matilda series


HISTORIC HOUSES with education programmes
Wolston House, Wacol 
Mayes Cottage, Kingston
Beenleigh Historical Village
Newstead House

OldPetrie Town

Redlands Museum

Shows and Incursions
Music, History and Sand painting. School visits
Hands on History - Interactive Medieval School Visits ​
Australian War Memorial, Canberra

Early history of Brisbane
Sir Samuel Griffith sir-samuel-walker-445
Sir Charles Lilley sir-charles-4020
State Library of Queensland

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