Session resources and ideas
A collection of downloadable resources to help YAC Leaders plan their sessions. These resources have been made by YAC, our friends and relations, over many years.
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How do we know what people ate? Carry out your own excavations to identify different seeds and grains.
How do archaeological sites appear on maps? Find the archaeological sites in your area.
How would a medieval doctor cure your illnesses? Explore medieval diseases and medicine through this roleplay.
What did people eat in medieval times? A selection of medieval recipes to try.
Discover the archaeology of the Mediterranean Islands and create your own archaeological artefacts.
How did people catch food in the Mesolithic? Build your own Mesolithic fish trap in this activity.
How could people in the Mesolithic stop food going off? Create your own Mesolithic sweets out of haws.
What could hunter-gatherers find to eat in the Mesolithic? Head outside and discover which plants could be eaten and which can still be found today.
How did people in the middle ages celebrate special occasions? Learn about medieval feasts and prepare your own.
How do we commemorate important events? Learn about the monuments and memorials in your area and create a trail to guide people around them.
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