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WW2 Oxo 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

oxo tin from our ww2 artefacts for primary schools box
oxo tin from our ww2 artefacts for primary schools box
oxo tin from our ww2 artefacts for primary schools box

Questions

1)  What would have been in the tin when you first bought it?

 

2)  This tin has been re-used as a money box.  Why do you think items were re-used more in WW2?

 

3)   What year does the coin have written on it and, for a bonus point, what VERY important event happened on the 6th June of this year?

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

1)  What would have been in the tin when you first bought it?

 

   ANSWER: Oxo cubes

 

2)  This tin has been re-used as a money box.  Why do you think items were re-used more in WW2?

 

    ANSWER: Because all materials were in short supply

 

3)   What year does the coin have written on it and, for a bonus point, what VERY important event happened on the 6th June of this year?

 

    ANSWER: 1944 and the important event was D-Day, when the allies invaded Europe to end the war

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