Using the painting ‘School is Out’ by Elizabeth Armstrong as a starting point, explore the life of a Victorian school child through storytelling and role play. Using objects and costume, children can have a taste of a Victorian school day, and teachers can get involved too!
Main Image: Elizabeth Forbes (1852-1912) – School Is Out (C) Penlee House Gallery & Museum
Penlee House is a beautiful art gallery and museum, set within sub-tropical gardens, with a great café.Discover More
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