Activities to support your visit to the Museum of Island History
There are lots of resources available to support your visit to the Museum of Island History. These include videos and activity sheets with lots of fun and creative ideas to extend learning opportunities either before or after a visit.
Introduction to the Museum of Island History
A video introduction to the Museum of Island History with IWC Heritage Education Officer Estelle Baker (14mins) with accompanying notes.
Commissioned from local storyteller Sue Bailey, this activity sheet is packed with creative ideas to inspire activities in the classroom, at our museums and beyond. The activities have been designed to support Arts Award Explore but can readily be adapted for other levels or used to inspire fun activities undertaken without formal Arts Award assessment.
‘A Cartoon History of the Isle of Wight’, written by Martin and Michelle Crowther, uses rhyming couplets to take readers on an incredible journey through time. Students can use this template to illustrate and add to the poem with their own compositions.