Materials and habitats workshops at Sutton House

Children playing in the Breaker's Yard playground

What makes an ideal Habitat for an insect, a bird, a human? What are the properties of a material? How do we describe the texture? How has Sutton House survived for 500 years?

What does a materials and habitats workshop cover?

KS1 curriculum area: Science: Living things and their habitats / Everyday materials 

In this workshop children will develop their understanding of the properties of every day materials and habitats. They will recreat the story of The Three Little Pigs through costume, materials and interactive storytelling, Inspect existing habitats in our Breaker’s Yard garden, and create their own homes for animals in small groups.

Booking information

We can cater for one class up to 30 Students at a time.

Workshops are usually 10:00am-11:30am or 1:00pm - 2:30pm, however we can work around your timetable.

No bus parking on site, the nearest station is Hackney Central and buses stop nearby.

Lunch can be eaten on site, and children can play in the Breaker's Yard during their break.  

Please email or call Sean on 0208 9862264 to make a booking. 


With a National Trust Educational Group Membership you can bring your class for free.