Explorers Postcards home: activity outline

Essential information

Key stage: 
Key Stage 2
Resource type: 
Classroom activity
National Maritime Museum, Queen's House
School subject: 
Art, Geography, History, Literacy

When William Gooch and Omai were alive, there were no telephones, no e-mail and no text messaging. The only way they could keep in touch with family and friends was to write letters.

This activity uses postcard templates of places William and Omai visited as inspiration for imaginative letters home.