Early Years Groups in Museums Museums for Beginners – Animal Antics SEARCH Animal Antics The session is pre-booked for Pre-schools and Year R. Hands-on Lead by a trained demonstrator. For 2 hours. Ratio of minimum 1 adult to 4 children. Session Objectives
Museums for Beginners –
Exploration Bags – What is in the Bag?
This activity is undertaken in small groups.
Each group has an object from the collection in a bag and they have to gain as much information as possible about it initially through touch then sight.
There was an Old Lady who swallowed a …
‘A wonderful experience of the unfamiliar for young children.’
‘A valuable experience the children will remember.’
‘It sparked their imaginations.’
‘The visit extended the curriculum beyond the classroom, broadening the children’s experiences.’
‘Children loved the opportunity to handle real museum artefacts and resources.’
‘I was impressed that a wide range of subject areas were covered in addition to science.’