A Day in the Life of a 10-year-old in Victorian Britain Watch more videos
Queen Victoria reigned from 1837 to 1901 and life for children was very different from today. Many children from poor families worked and endured harsh conditions, but there were still simple ways of having fun. Have a go at replacing your computer with a Victorian game such as hopscotch or try making an early animation.
Try out some traditional Victorian games and toys, including making your own 'thaumatrope' - an early kind of animation.
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Games, facts and fun about children in Victorian Britain.
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