Pop it in the Christmas Post (KS1/2)

Enter the Victorian world of Rowland Hill at Christmas time.
Discover the story of the world's first Christmas card.

Discover the story of the world’s first Christmas card.

Available Mondays – Fridays 4 – 21 December
Duration 1 hour 30 mins (45-minute workshop and 45-minute Christmas-card-making activity)
Cost £120 per session plus VAT
Group size 30 pupils max, up to 3 classes per day
Adult : pupil ratio KS1 1:4  KS2 1:6 (plus SEND support staff)
KS1/2 History, Literacy, Maths, Art and Design, Citizenship

Discover how the Penny Black stamp led to a rise in social mail including the world’s first Christmas card, sent in 1843. Find out how many of our festive traditions date from Victorian times. Examine early Christmas cards, and make your own but remember to Post Early For Christmas! 

Suitable for years 2 – 6 (differentiated for year group)

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