Resources for teachers

Kids React to Technology on youtube is fantastic.

- phones, typewriters, cassette players, old cameras.

Read the old  Queensland school readers

http://education.qld.gov.au/library/eresources/vbook/school-reader.html

 

Using a gas iron-  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIv45TuvEKQ
                              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENypSd840PI
http://www.oldandinteresting.com/antique-irons-smoothers-mangles.aspx

​Use a washboard  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7xRM6usVAs

 

Making Butter:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jk9MJNSsTpY

 

Games to Play: http://www.essentialkids.com.au/activities/games/five-schoolyard-games-for-girls-20131017-2vnxa

Elastics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lEmfq_NDlU


Splash 
http://splash.abc.net.au/home#!/media/85866/visit-a-restored-19th-century-cottage
http://splash.abc.net.au/home#!/media/85844/school-in-the-1940s
http://splash.abc.net.au/home#!/media/611452/bush-christmas
http://splash.abc.net.au/home#!/media/103154/cooking-food-in-the-past-and-present
http://splash.abc.net.au/home#!/media/1341718/playgrounds-billycarts-and-hot-rods

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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-ivntz8DbY
How did they go to the Toilet in those  clothes?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUHeSTDv_24


Victorian Schools
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOmrCi-mh_k
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHFNK-3lZ1U


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
 

Links

HISTORIC HOUSES with education programmes
Wolston House, Wacol 
Mayes Cottage, Kingston  

http://www.logan.qld.gov.au/facilities-and-recreation/arts-culture-and-heritage/mayes-cottage
Beenleigh Historical Village http://beenleighhistoricalvillage.com.au/early-australia/
Newstead House

OldPetrie Town

Redlands Museum

Shows and Incursions
Music, History and Sand painting. School visits http://www.secrethistory.com.au
Hands on History - Interactive Medieval School Visits ​www.handsonhistory.net.au
Australian War Memorial, Canberra https://www.awm.gov.au/http://www.secrethistory.com.au/links.html

Early history of Brisbane http://www.brisbanehistory.com
Sir Samuel Griffith http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/griffith- sir-samuel-walker-445
Sir Charles Lilley http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/lilley- sir-charles-4020
State Library of Queensland http://www.slq.qld.gov.au/
Trove http://trove.nla.gov.au