KITTY WILKINSON
WORKSHOP

Topics Covered

Introduction to Kitty Wilkinson
Hand Hygiene
Cholera spread in Liverpool
Soap-Making
Life as a Poor
Person

Activities Offered

Victorian Artefacts
Soap Making
Drama & Roleplay
Games
Opportunity to ask questions

NOTE: If we are working with one class for a full day, we can add in some other aspects of Victorian History

In More Detail…

To begin with, Kitty will tell you and the students all about her life, starting with the treacherous journey from Ireland to Liverpool. Follow Kitty as she looks after her mother, heads to a cotton mill, opens a school and then finally opens Liverpool’s first washhouse. One of Kitty’s biggest achievements was the help and knowledge she gave to others on how to keep good hygiene. She taught good washing practices, and showed people how to use natural chemicals to clean their clothes.

In this workshop we bring in our special soap-making kit. The students will all get a chance to prepare and make their own bar of soap. They will also design posters and make the packaging for the product to take home with them at the end of the session. If there’s time, we’ll also get your students to look at life as a Victorian child. They will come up with some adverts to encourage the viewers to use good washing habits.

Why not book our workshop and let us take you deep into the world of Kitty Wilkinson – the Saint of the Slums!

CHECKLIST

DBS Checked Facilitators
Fully Risk Assessed
Public Liability Insurance
FREE Resource Packs

Covid 19 Protocols in Place

GROUP SIZE?

Up to 90 children (3 classes) can take part in a full days workshop. For large groups we will need to split the day up slightly.

SPACE?

A big hall is ideal for large groups. However quite often we can fit into one or more classrooms dependent on the group size.

Kitty Wilkinson Gallery

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WANT TO ENHANCE YOUR TEACHING?

Check out our YouTube channel for free videos covering all aspects of history. In addition to this you will find free worksheets linked in the descriptions.

Meanwhile, if you have a particular subject you’d like us to make a video about, let us know and we’ll certainly add it to our list!

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