100 Days Centenary Countdown: Young Person’s Resources
Although Home Front Legacy is now drawing to a close, our extensive set of Young Person’s resources will continue to be available via the Young Archaeologists’ Club website.
These resources are designed to inspire the next generation of archaeologists and encourage participation in the recording of First World War era Home Front sites. These resources can be used to provide a series of informative workshops during the run up to the 100 year anniversary of Armistice Day.
Our resources include-
Illustrated Home Front Panoramas:
These panoramas by highly acclaimed cartoonist Dave Chisholm depict aspects of Home Front life on land, in the air and at sea. The buildings, military activity and people going about their day-to-day business are based on real places and events that formed part of the Home Front story.
Clue Cards, Historic photo cards, Character cards and Story cards:
These cards enable your group to research and investigate the First World War Home Front. They can be used with our illustrated Home Front panoramas to:
- discover the stories of people on the Home Front;
- investigate the vast array of sites that can be found;
- and learn about the many events that occurred during this period.
A suite of twelve Session Plans:
Home Front Legacy Training Videos:
These engaging films produced by young people, for young people set out to share the basics of site recording for the Home Front Legacy project.
Young Person’s Site Recording Guide:
YAC groups get involved
Bexley YAC have been very busy recording Orchard Military Hospital, Dartford War Hospital and Joyce Green Airfield. The group conducted detailed surveys of these sites, recording surviving archaeological remains. They did a great job of investigating the sites and created detailed reports to outline their findings. Their records and reports will be available in full once our data is archived with the Archaeology Data Service. A copy of their report for the Dartford War Hospital is available HERE.
Over to You!
Our young person’s resources can be found on the Young Archaeologists’ Club website. These resources will continue to be available after Home Front Legacy comes to an end in December 1918.
We would like to hear from you if you intend to use our resources for centenary events for young people.