Teachers & Group Leaders

Rosie’s Trunk

Key Stage 1
40 Minutes
Up to 20 children


Rosie has lived on the canal for many years and has collected a range of objects in her brightly painted trunk. Our costumed interpreter will show the children the objects and allow them to handle them, asking them to predict what they think they are and their use. The children will then be told about the objects.

National Curriculum


  • changes within living memory. Where appropriate, these should be used to reveal aspects of change in national life

Learning Objectives

  • To handle objects with care
  • To understand that people have treasured objects associated with their way of life


The delivery of this session can be adapted to a range of abilities – please notify the Education Officer of any specific needs.