Freeze insect! way back then

I wanted to reply/comment on Ange’s post Freeze, insect! but also wanted to add some images so I’m making a new post.

Ange’s post reminded me of our ‘Then and Now’ program for preschoolers through to Year 4 students. ‘Then and Now’ looks at daily life in the past in comparison with our lives now. Students handle objects used for work or play and compare them to objects they may use today, for example a wind-up gramophone and iPods.

The talk of bugs set me thinking about our great collection of fly sprays…

And speaking of housework…..

One of my favourite objects used in this program is….

but what is it?

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