Everyday Life in the Industrial Revolution

Further Activities

Download the accompanying worksheets (see links below) suitable for classroom activities.


Town or Country?

Was life better for people once they left the countryside and settled in the towns?  Were they richer or poorer?


Victorian Shopping Game

How did they manage the budget? Could they afford to eat and if so what did they eat?


Healthy Body Healthy Mind

How did they manage to keep clean?  Make a fizzy bath bomb from simple ingredients to help remove some of the factory grime.


Victorian Recipes

Make some Victorian foods popular with the working classes.

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