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Great Fire of London Time Capsule

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Engage with history through hands-on artefacts for the Great Fire of London topic.
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Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Historical Engagement

This collection offers a hands-on approach to history, featuring role play masks and a leather fire helmet, making the Great Fire of London come alive for a child.

Curriculum Aligned

Aligned with the Key Stage 1 history curriculum, it focuses on events beyond living memory, enhancing understanding of significant historical events.

Creative Learning

Encourages creative learning through a jigsaw puzzle and timeline activity cards, aiding in the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Cross-Curricular Links

Supports cross-curricular learning, particularly in literacy, with creative writing prompts inspired by the artefacts.

Samuel Pepys Insight

Includes items from our Samuel Pepys collection, offering insights into a significant individual's experience during the Great Fire of London.

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Great Fire of London Time Capsule

Engage with history through hands-on artefacts for the Great Fire of London topic.


  • Embark on a historical journey with the Great Fire of London KS1 Artefact Set, designed to breathe life into history lessons. The set comprises role play masks, a hand-made leather fire helmet, and a Great Fire of London jigsaw puzzle, alongside timeline activity cards and a detailed poster, enabling children to visualise and sequence historical events interactively.

  • Incorporating artefacts inspired by Samuel Pepys' diaries, this collection offers a window into the experiences of significant individuals during the Great Fire. It perfectly complements the Key Stage 1 history curriculum on events beyond living memory, fostering a rich understanding and engagement with history.

  • Beyond history, the artefact collection functions as a versatile resource supporting wide-ranging learning outcomes. It invites active participation, encourages critical thinking, and stimulates creativity through its varied content, establishing a foundational comprehension of this pivotal historical moment.

  • Contents may vary.

Supports the National Curriculum

History, Key Stage 1, Events Beyond Living Memory

Significant national or global events (the great fire of London or the first aeroplane flight), also, events commemorated through festivals or anniversaries.

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    Product includes

  • 4 x Great Fire of London Role Play Masks,1 x Hand Made Leather Fire Helmet,1 x Great Fire of London Jigsaw Puzzle,7 x A5 Timeline Activity Cards,1 x A2 Poster cut in two,1 x Tripod Cooking Pot

  • Age Range

  • Suitable for 5 to 7 years