Museum of Childhood History of Toys with Links to QCA schemes of workMoving toys are excellent for teaching children co-ordination skills and the scientific principles of movement. The Museum of Childhood has many examples, grouped according to forces and mechanisms. PDF that is to be can be used in conjunction with a visit to the various museum of childhoods that are located throughout the UK Gives extensive detail on types of toys and how they work with pre and post visit activities in addition to what to do and see at the museium KS1 Science: Unit 1C. Sorting and using materials Science: Unit 1E. Pushes and pulls Science: Unit 2D. Grouping and changing materials Science: Unit 2E. Forces and movement Science: Unit 2F. Using electricity Design and technology: Unit 2A. Vehicles Design and technology: Unit 2C. Winding up History: Unit 1. How are our toys different from those in the past? Art and design: Unit 9 (gen). Visiting a museum, gallery or site KS2 Science: Unit 3C. Characteristics of materials Science: Unit 3E. Magnets and springs Science: Unit 4E. Friction Science: Unit 4F. Circuits and conductors Science: Unit 6E. Forces in action Design and technology: Unit 3C. Moving monsters Design and technology: Unit 5C. Moving toys History: Unit 11: What was it like for children living in Victorian Britain? Art and design: Unit 9 (gen). Visiting a museum, gallery or site of movement. The Museum of Childhood has many examples, grouped according to forces and mechanisms.