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WW2 Replica Toy Car

(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 picture

toy car from our WW2 artefacts for primary schools topic box
toy car from our WW2 artefacts for primary schools topic box

Questions

1) This is just a replica to show how sometimes children had to make their own toys. Have you ever made a toy from recycled materials? If so, what was it and what was it made from?

 

2) Children were often given prizes such as sweets for collecting scrap metal objects such as old toy cars.  Do you think swapping a toy for sweets is a fair swap?

 

3) Think about one of your favourite toys. How would you feel if you had to give it away to be recycled?

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

1) This is just a replica to show how sometimes children had to make their own toys. Have you ever made a toy from recycled materials? If so, what was it and what was it made from?

 

ANSWER: This one is up to you to decide!

 

2) Children were often given prizes such as sweets for collecting scrap metal objects such as old toy cars.  Do you think swapping a toy for sweets is a fair swap?

 

ANSWER: Your answer might be different but children often did this so they must have thought it was a good idea!

 

3) Think about one of your favourite toys. How would you feel if you had to give it away to be recycled?

 

ANSWER: Your answer might be a different but many children thought that it was a good thing to use the metal from their toys to make planes and other war items.

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