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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Why was leather so useful? Learn about the uses and making of leather in Viking times and make your own leather purse.
Why do we build war memorials and what can we learn from them? A series of activities to understand, record and interpret memorials.
How did people make fabric in the past? Play this game to understand the process of weaving.
How did people make fabric in the past? A smaller scale individual version of the human loom activity.
How did people dye cloth in the past? Create your own Celtic banners and dye them with woad.
Are trees archaeology? Learn about the importance of woodland and how land use can change over time.
How did different civilisations write in the past? A series of activities investigating writing from the very first alphabet to the modern printing press.
What did people eat in the past and how do we know? A series of activities related to diet and bioarchaeological methods that have helped us understand this.
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