Kids in the Past

What toys and games were there to play in 1914? (Edward’s Diary)

In this episode Edward describes the toys and games he enjoys. On his way to go fishing with his father he sees some other children playing in the street.

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What was home life like in 1914? (Edward’s Diary)

In this episode Edward talks about the rooms and décor in his home. He compares this with his rich grandmother’s house and the much smaller and poorer type of house in which the housekeeper Mrs Parry lives.

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What entertainment was there in 1914? (Edward’s Diary)

In this episode Edward talks about all the ways he and his family enjoy themselves – including fairs, trips to the seaside, the cinema and comics. Housekeeper Mrs Parry tells him about the music hall.

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