Well thats a start- hopefully first picture achieved- I'll see in a moment anyway. SJ is very intested in WW2- so we have spent quite a lot of time reading from copious library books on this topic. There have also been quite a lot of good TV programs on this which we have caught- Blitz street, Coal House at War. We have focused on the 'Home fron' type isssues, in particular evacuation. We found a really nice book (SJ holding it) about various aspects - it contained a list of the required clothes that were to be packed for each child- so we did this. They were particularly intrigued by the fcat that they had to carry the bags themselves and the fact that the selected clothing had to do all seasons too.
Of course once they were packed they decided to evacuate themselves to their den in the back garden- doing multiple clothing changes (cue clean clothes strewn over garden)- never mind it 'was educational! And FI has asked to play the 'packing game' a few times since!
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