Toys — Then and Now
How has changing technology affected people’s lives? What was life like during your parents’ and grandparents’ childhoods? Find out how people played with toys in the past.
How many different types of toys can you find at home?
Ask a parent or grandparent about how they played with toys differently when they were your age.
Draw a picture of a toy from the past and one from the present.
Australian Curriculum links
Year 1 History
Differences and similarities between students’ daily lives and life during their parents’ and grandparents’ childhoods (ACHASSK030)
Year 2 History
How changing technology affected people’s lives (at home and in the ways they worked, travelled, communicated and played in the past) (ACHASSK046)