Little Woodham


Yesterday we joined lots of other home educating families for a day out at Little Woodham. It is a reconstructed village set in 1642 and staffed by volunteer craftspeople. It is very close to us and not the first time we’ve been as it is a lovely day out.

Finding out how the buildings were built.
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With the Sawyer.
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My arm muscles ache!

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In one of the houses.

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Bed was hard and uncomfy.

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To the inn.
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Seeing the food they would have eaten.
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And having a game of backgammon.
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The kitchen garden.

20110329_46The blacksmith.

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Unfortunately they could get out!

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Our favourite spot, a camp in the woods. We played here for ages long after most others had gone.

20110329_68Exploring and hunting.
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And roasting their catch. Poor Achilles! He definitely needs a bath now!
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Sam spent ages working on shaping a wooden spear with a stone tool.

At home we used quills to do maths.

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