Home Learning Resources

School closure and self-isolation due to the Coronavirus brings a new home learning challenge for many parents. Our Learning Team have put together a range of resources to help you out each one is based around the buildings at the Museum. There are currently 17 resources that you can download and do at home.

 Iron Age Roundhouse home learning resource

The Iron Age Roundhouse

A learning tool about where Iron Age houses came from with story telling, make your own Iron Age house and find the melting point of chocolate activities.

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Arborfield barn home learning resources

Arborfield Barn

An agricultural barn used for our Anglo Saxon workshops. Activities include brooch making, Beowulf comic strip, writing secret messages using the Futhork alphabet.

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 Make an Anglo Saxon Brooch

Anglo Saxon Brooch

A guide to making your own Anglo Saxon Brooch.

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 Futhork alphabet home learning resource

Runic Futhork Alphabet

Learn and write using the Runic Futhork Alphabet.

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High Wycombe Toll House Home Learning

High Wycombe Toll House

A learning tool about toll houses and toll keepers with game making, job description writing and Victorian baking activities.

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Victorian school home lerning resources

Thame Vicarage

A learning tool about our vicarage that we use a Victorian school with research and abacus making activities.

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Borehamwood Cattle Byre

Borehamwood Cattle Byre

A learning tool about traditional farms with making cream, storytelling, scratch and milk research activities.

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Haddenham Croft Cottage learning resource

Haddenham Croft Cottage

Learn about the earth cottage at the Museum and take part in wall paper designing, research project and family portrait activities.

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1940s prefab home learning resource

Amersham Prefab

Learn what it was like to live in a 1940s post war prefab and take part in letter writing, photo collage and gratitude journal activities.

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Leagrave Cottage Home Learning Resource

Leagrave Cottage

Learn about the past inhabitants of Leagrave Cottage and take part in Victorian scone making and well making activities.

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Farm story starter

Farm Story Starter

Can you finish the Magic Milk Story starter?

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Spring scavenger hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Take part in our Spring scavenger hunt!

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Chilterns farm home learning resources

Hill Farm Barn

 A learning tool about grain with bread making, experiments and research activities.

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Rossway Granary

Rossway Granary

Learn about a granary with create your own granary, newspaper report activities.

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Gorehambury Cart Shed

Gorehambury Cart Shed

Learn about carts and wagons with a create your own farm machinery, experiments and research activities.

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Marsworth Cattle Shelter

Marsworth Cattle Shelter

Learn what it was used for and take part in activities such as creating your own character and cow sculpture.

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Clay Making in the Chilterns

Clay Making in the Chilterns

Find out about how children helped with brick making and take part in brick making, cuboid spotting and construction activities.

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