Hambledon Cottage Parramatta

 Schools Programme

Hambledon Cottage offers a comprehensive program for schools,
 with a wide variety of hands-on activities, 
all designed 
to fit into about 1.5 hours. 

        Ironing in the Kitchen                              

                       Ironing in the Kitchen                                                      Writing with slates!                                   Jacobs ladder                                     Candle-lit dining (room)!       



                                           Front yard                                                                            Dress-ups in the Bedroom                                                                 The amazing dripstone                                    

DURATION – the visit lasts about 1½ hours.

CURRICULUM – based on NSW  HSIE syllabus - "Present and Past Family Life" for Stage 1 (Years 1 & 2) or in 2014 to "Then and Now" for Stage 2 (Years 3 & 4)

It shows the children what it was like living in the "olden days" (when Mr & Mrs Macarthur's grown-up children and grandchildren lived in the cottage) and compare it with current lifestyles.

HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE – all children get a chance to do each activity.




(April 2015)