| The Coronation
Off the Page offers a day of practical handling activities and role-play to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II – June 2nd 1953.
For KS1 & 2
The children will have hands-on experience with a range of artefacts and evidence from the Coronation. Artefacts will include:
- Regalia & Crown Jewels
Facsimile “Crown Jewels” created by
Off the Page.
The children will then have the opportunity to make souvenirs in preparation for the afternoon session. Souvenirs may include:
- An invitation to be written with pen and ink
- Flags and bunting
- Decorating a plate/cup
- Crown making
- Writing a postcard
The afternoon session is to be a street party along the lines of those held to celebrate the Coronation. Facsimile “Crown Jewels” created by Off the Page.
This will include the children taking part in the following:
- Crowning ceremony
- Poetry reading
- Singing and dancing
- Soldiers marching
- A visitor from the Commonwealth
- Servants from the Royal Household helping to prepare the street party.
Details of this and further information about the day are included in a booklet which is sent out prior to a booking. All the History Off the Page providers are experienced teachers and storytellers who enjoy working with large groups of children. Generally there will be a story told during the day.
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