Iron Age Life

Iron Age

Our Iron Age Life workshop

This workshop takes place in our Iron Age roundhouse and lasts for 60 – 90 minutes depending upon whether it is your main focus or a contrast session for the Stone Age workshop. The objective of this workshop is for children to identify and experience Iron Age lifestyle.

During this workshop children will learn about Iron Age settlements and the growth of animal husbandry and farming. In reference to this, they grind grain and create flatbreads which are cooked over the open fire in our replica roundhouse; they create butter from cream and fashion clay pottery. There are additional activities relating to the growing of crops and the evidence of Iron Age jewellery.

Children will leave this workshop having made a small clay pot to take home. Please bring a cardboard box to transport these safely back to school.

Further information

Iron Age Life printable pdf
Tips for a school visit to the Museum
Education contact form
All school workshops

For further information please contact the Learning Team on enquiries@coam.org.uk or telephone 01494 875 542.

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