Schools get their Hands on History

Kent Life is proud to offer Hands on History, a fun and interactive aid to learning in the classroom. Our boxes are full of genuine and replica items to touch, smell, listen to and play with, bringing to life periods in history that you can only usually read about in books.

Each box also contains teacher's resources to help you make the most of our Hands on History service. Download our Hands on History booking form.

Loan boxes available

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  • Toys in the Past

  • Victorian Dairy

  • Victorian Parlour Room

  • Victorian Schoolroom

  • Victorian Scullery

  • WWII

T&Cs - the small print
  • Our loan boxes can be hired for six weeks (approximately one term) for the small fee of £15.
  • Schools are responsible for the items they borrow, any breakages or missing items will be charged for at replacement cost.
  • Boxes must be collected and returned to Kent Life at a time mutually agreed.

For more information please call us on 01622 621246 or email us at cgeddes@kentlife.org.uk