Most of the objects that people needed for their daily lives were made by hand using locally available raw materials. These objects were made by traditional craft workers.
Activity at a glance
Level: Junior Cycle and Transition Year
Format: Printable activity sheet to be used in the classroom
Duration: Each activity can take 30-45 minutes
Availability: Online – please click link below to download PDF of activity
Recognising key change
Exploring people, culture and ideas
Applying historical thinking
- Gain a greater understanding of life in Ireland 1850-1950.
Learn about different trades in a community and how they worked together.
Find out more about objects associated with different trades