We offer hands on history school workshops covering national curriculum linked subjects The Tudors, Castles, Stone Age and Local History studies. A school trip to Sheffield Manor Lodge is a fun filled day full of practical, immersive learning.
The Stone Age for Key Stage 2
Find out if you can survive the stone age in our hands on and immersive workshop. You’ll tackle shelter building, fire-starting, hunting, cave painting and build a henge before becoming a fully fledged member of your very own stone age tribe.
Our activities are adapted for delivery to key stage 1 and 2 and are suitable for national curriculum links:
- KS2 – changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age.
These activities form our set 3/4 day workshop.
Timeline Head back in time and see just how long ago the stone age was.
Tools and Hunting Follow hunting development by identifying flint tools, making your own spear, tracking deer and having a go at archery.
Shelter and fire building Using branches and furs build your own shelter for your tribe and try to light a fire using stone age tools.
Cave painting by candlelight Study pictographs before creating your own by (led) candlelight.
Prehistoric monument Enjoy a team game to roll boulders across the landscape and build a henge.
9:30am – 1:45pm
- Time for lunch included
- Set workshop as above
- Please add 20 minutes if you would like to visit the shop
If you would like to book then please get in touch. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask.