Chelmsford City Museums
Boy looking through binoculars

Nursery, Early Years and Key Stage 1

Spark your children’s curiosity, imagination and language with a visit to Chelmsford Museum and take part in our inspiring multi-sensory sessions.

  • Boy wearing peaked cap operating Morse code machine Mr Marconi's magic (KS1)Your class can investigate shape, space and number patterns as we explore the story of Marconi's connection to Chelmsford.
  • Young boy looking at beehive Sing a song of sixpence (nursery)Through museum collections, songs, stories and hands-on activities, this fun traditional song brings the museum to life.
  • Girl looking at display cabinet filled with old toys Toys through time (KS1)Pupils will learn about our oldest toys and investigate through play how their materials and mechanisms have developed through time.
  • Boy and girl with old fashioned iron Victorian home (KS1)Classes can dress up and learn about a kitchen maid's daily chores, before tackling the washing.
  • Girl looking at zoetrope going round and round Wheels on the bus (nursery)Children can sing, play and experiment in this multi-sensory session exploring all sorts of vehicles and wheels.