This Children: Then and Now lesson plan also includes:
Through a series of activities, children discover the differences between their lives and the lives of children in the 19th century. They research and compare roles and responsibilities (in general and among genders), forms of education, entertainment, and games and toys. They gain insight from artwork by Canadian painter Robert Harris; see if you can find relevant materials for your location/culture. Links to 3 of 7 images referenced are included.