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FC: Toys and Games of the Victorian Era

1: Toys of the Victorian Era | In the Victorian Era toys would be made out of tin and many other things. Popular toys were clockwork toys. Rich children had a large variety of toys to pick from. Some toys could be train sets, toy soldiers, rocking horses, tea sets, toy shops that had fruit, veggies, meat, hats, and medicines. Other popular toys were alphabet bricks or blocks. Sailing boats and jig-saw puzzles, and even Noah's Ark. Which was the only toy that could be played with on Sundays since it was in the bible.

2: Games of the Victorian Era | The Victorian Era also had very popular games that we still play today. Like soccer or as they called it "football". The richer kids could afford an actual soccer ball while poorer children could not. The poorer children would kick around a butcher's left over pig's bladder. Soccer was also very much encouraged by schools. They also played a game called pick up sticks. They played dominoes, marbles, Old Maid, badminton, charades, and snakes and ladders.

3: soccer ball | badminton | marbles | dominoes | pick up sticks

4: Toys | tin toys- could be cars, wind up toys, soldiers, or trains | clockwork toys- toys that had clockwork mechanisms that made the toy move | dolls- could be little wax figures in doll houses or large china dolls that sat on shelves | doll houses- would contain small beautifully carved furniture | train sets- are same as today train sets except simpler tracks | toy soldiers- were built and looked like nutcrackers, which could be used as a toy soldiers

5: More Toys | rocking horses- the horses' tail and mane would be made out of real horse hair | tea sets- would be just like today's play tea sets with very intricate designs | toys shops- would have fake fruits, veggies, meats, hats, and medicines that children would pretend to sell to each other | sailboats- could be bought but poorer children would make one out of paper, wood, and/or fabric | jig-saw puzzles- are just like jig-saw puzzles today, but with less of a variety of images | Noah's ark- a wooden boat with two sets of animals from pigeons to giraffes

6: Games | pick up sticks- is best described as an older version of jacks and Jenga combined | dominoes- is played the same way we play today | marbles- could be played with many different ways, and some times required other household items | Old Maid- is played the same way we play today but with older images on the cards | badminton- is played the same way we do today but with older versions of rackets and birds

7: one way to play marbles

8: WORD SEARCH! | 1. place word search up side down 2. wait for entire class to get a word search 3. wait for permission to start 4. as quickly as possible find all the words in the word search to receive a prize

9: Passing an Object Around the Circle! | Materials used: either a shoe, cap, or belt | Players: 5 or more | 1. players get into a circle 2. one player goes in center 3. players pass around the object trying to confuse player in middle by changing the order or making other moves trying to confuse them | Object of game: player in middle tries to keep track and guess who has the object

10: Quiz! | prizes will be given | 1. What did poor children sometimes have to use for a soccer ball? | 2. What toy could be played with on Sundays? | 3. Name one thing that could be found in little toy shops? | 4. What's unique about Victoria rocking horses? | 5. Name one type of doll in the Victorian Era?

12: j | In the Victorian Era most of the toys were hand made. | The Difference Between Victorian and | Most toy's were made of wood, metal, and cloth. | In Victorian times children had to make up there own games.

13: Modern Toys and Games | Most games in modern day are in some way electronic. | Most games in present day are mostly made of plastic. | Most games in modern day have been already been created. | Today there are many different toys for different ages in. For example there are cameras, phones, and computers for older kids and teddy bears, rattles, and chew toys for littler kids.

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