Founders Heritage Park has a range of activities for you to pick from depending on how much time you have available and the interests of your class. We recommend that you choose a range of activities, split your class into smaller groups and to rotate round the activities, Each activity has a resources pack with everything you will need to complete the activity.
Activity 1 : Maths within the Church. Exploring the shapes students see in the Church
Activity 2: Photos - Differences from now and then. Use the wedding photos in the Church to explore differences between life in 1900s and now.
Activity 3: The Armarie Room. Learn about printing with hands on activities in the Nelson Mail Printery.
Activity 4: The General Store. Explore the difference between old and new items.
Activity 5: The Fire Station. Re-enact the Great Fire of Nelson
Activity 6: Wood Work Activity: Get hands on with traditional woodworking tools. (under development)
Activity 7: Railway Station: Take a ride on the train and explore the model train set
Activity 8: Maritime Museum: Use a compass to follow a treasure hunt and learn about transportation of early settlers and explorers.
Activity 9: Maritime Knot Activity: Learn how to tie knots
Activity 10: The Plane: Discover how the design of the plane contributed to the development of our economy and society.
Activity 11: Bikes: Understand the impact the bicycle has had.
Activity 12: The Forestry Industry: Explore the changes in technology and understand the cultural significance of the forest from a Māori Perspective.
Activity 13: The Night Soil Man & Sewage: Discover the events that led to the development of wastewater systems and sewage treatment plants.
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