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Fulham Palace comes to you

Encourage students to get hands-on with history!

Discover the history of Fulham Palace all from the comfort of your own classroom!

We offer a range of resources encouraging students to interact with the long history of Fulham Palace all with links to the Early Years Framework and National Curriculum.

The Fulham Palace outreach teacher is available to facilitate sessions within London when requested.

EYFS

Maisy goes to the museum

Recreate Maisy’s trip to the museum!

This storytelling bag allows nursery and reception aged children to recreate Maisy’s trip to the museum by dressing puppets in costumes of different historical periods, encouraging dexterity and creativity.

The storytelling bag brings to life inspiring characters from Maisy goes to the Museum – Maisy the mouse, Charley the crocodile, Tallulah the duck, Cyril the squirrel and Eddie, the elephant. This experience supports children’s communication skills and reading creatively.

Curriculum link:

  • Foundation stage curriculum

View the storytelling bag

Book now by emailing education@fulhampalace.org

The very hungry caterpillar

Recreate the adventure of the very hungry caterpillar!

This storytelling bag The Very Hungry Caterpillar promotes and inspires nursery and reception children to recreate the adventures of the hungry caterpillar as he eats his way through an abundant range of foods.

The book and caterpillar encourage creativity, dexterity and narrative skills including supporting the early development of reading. All of the food items included in the bag provide a tactile, sensory experience for the children.

Curriculum link:

  • Foundation stage

View the storytelling bag

Book now by emailing education@fulhampalace.org

KS1 & KS2

Romans loans box

Discover the Roman villa!

This is a box containing authentic and replica Roman objects for children to handle. It enables pupils to learn about the Roman villa that was located on the Fulham Palace site.

This resource:

  •  fully supports the National Curriculum objectives of understanding a local historical site and its significance locally and internationally
    provides three activities ensuring in depth study of Romans located at Fulham Palace
  • allows children to handle real Roman objects, raise questions and connect with the Roman world
  • develops historical investigative skills to raise and answer questions about Roman diets and shopping habits
  • enables children to become more familiar with local, national and international trading patterns with Fulham
  • contains full teacher information notes on the objects and activities

To book the loans box complete our loans box booking form.

If you would like a Fulham Palace to facilitate, please email education@fulhampalace.org.

Victorians loans box

Explore the lives of the Victorians who lived at Fulham Palace!

This is a box containing authentic and replica Victorian objects for children to handle. It enables pupils to imagine and experience preparing for Victorian tea parties to entertain the thousands of visitors who arrived regularly at the Palace.

This resource:

  • fully supports the National Curriculum objectives to identify similarities and differences in Victorian social diversity by exploring relationships between people living  at Fulham Palace
  • provides three activities ensuring an in-depth study of Victorian life at Fulham Palace
  • Enables pupils to actively engage with authentic Victorian artefacts to generate observation, curiosity and to connect with the reality of history
  • contains full teacher information notes on the objects and activities

To book, complete our loans box booking form.

If you would like a Fulham Palace to facilitate, please email education@fulhampalace.org.

Voices from the past

Voices from the past - Pupils' resource for remote learning

Explore the past by introducing the history of Fulham Palace!

This free resource:

  •  develops an understanding of a chronologically secure knowledge of British local history
  • enables pupils to become more skilled in noticing similarities and differences
  •  is for children learning at home
  •  lasts 16 mins
  • is easy to use as the images and videos play automatically
  •  includes an activity that asks the children to write or record their response
  • covers National Curriculum links for Stone age, Romans, Tudor and Victorian times.

View the session

Voices from the past - Teacher taught resource for remote or classroom learning

These materials are very similar to the pupils’ resource, enabling the teacher to lead a session from the information provided. The response activity – the creation of a soundscape of voices – is different to the written or recorded work outlined in the pupils’ resource.

This free resource:

  • develops an understanding of a chronologically secure knowledge of British local history
  • enables pupils to become more skilled in noticing similarities and differences
  •  is for both children in the classroom and at home
  • is for KS2 and lasts around 45 mins;
  • is a teacher taught PowerPoint
  • has full teacher presentation notes
  • is easy to use giving teachers the opportunity to respond to children’s ideas and questions
  • has a suggested voices soundscape activity which is an unusual and creative response to the historical materials
  • covers national curriculum links for Stone Age, Romans, Tudor and Victorian periods.

Download the presentation

The Palace cat

The Palace cat

Watch and listen as volunteer and communities manager Rachel Bagnall-Bray reads The Palace Cat!

Volunteer and communities manager Rachel Bagnall-Bray reads the exciting adventures of Tom and Matilda as they whizz through Fulham Palace’s history, with Edmund the time-travelling cat as their mischievous guide!

Receive a free copy of the Palace cat by emailing education@fulhampalace.org.