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WW2 'Make do and Mend' Buttons Tin

(This is in the WW2 artefact box)

Can you answer the questions below by spinning this image and using the extra pictures?

Extra information and pictures

buttons tin from our WW2 artefacts for school box
buttons tin from our ww2 artefacts for school box

Questions

1)  Click on the lid picture.  Can you find out what the tin used to have in it and who it was made by?

 

2)  Clothes were rationed in the war so people had to do a lot of repairs. What kind of repair items are in this box?

 

3)  Find the 'make do and mend' poster picture.  What was the character in it called?

Answers down here - no peeking until you're ready!

1)  Click on the lid picture.  Can you find out what the tin used to have in it and who it was made by?

 

ANSWER: It had Pastille sweets in it and they were made by a company called 'Allenburys'

 

2)  Clothes were rationed in the war so people had to do a lot of repairs. What kind of repair items are in this box?

ANSWER: Different kinds of buttons and ribbons

 

3)  Find the 'make do and mend' poster picture.  What was the character in it called?

 

ANSWER: Mrs Sew and Sew

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