Target Audience: Key Stage 2
Learn hands-on from our Millers, Weavers and Herbalists as you travel from early Neolithic farmers to Iron Age technology! This exciting day will help you work towards many curricular outcomes… Iron Age hill forts: tribal kingdoms, farming, art and culture.
- Grind Grain & Bake Bread
- Weave on Warp Weighted Looms
- Cook and Dye with Herbs
- Trade and Barter
Traders (Trading in the afternoon has two parts:)
Part 1: your class will swap real artefacts as they role play as Iron Age characters and use numerical problem solving in the trading game to barter for a wide range of goods.
Part 2: your pupils will enjoy Trading with Celtic coins, by swapping their pocket money for Catuvellaunni coins to trade for the more precious produce in the shop, with a wide range of heritage produce supporting local craftsmen.
“I thought it was all great! The fact it was all hands-on and they could try everything” – Rebecca Ward, Hartsfield School, May 2019
“Grinding grain gave the best idea of everyday Iron Age life” – Carly Gardiner, Alban City, May 2019
“Children benefited from being immersed in everyday life!” – Mrs Garton, Bedford Modern School, March 2019
£15 / Student
Adult Helpers FREE
A full day of hands-on challenges from 10am until 2.30pm/3pm
Ratio of 1 adult helper to 8 Children
The children loved it, they benefited from the hands-on activities and immersive nature of the day and the environment of reconstructed roundhouses.
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Celtic Harmony Camp
(01438) 718 543