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'With these exhibits many interesting things can be learned about past times': Playmobil's History Class – representations, reflections and expectations
History Education Research Journal (HERJ)
In 2018, the toy manufacturer Playmobil launched a 'History Class' as an addition to its 'Furnished School Building'. The materiality of this toy, and the selection of teaching media represented in coloured plastic (a blackboard with timeline, magnifying glass, parchment roll, stone axe, posters and other sources), convey an idea of history education based on hands-on learning, a variety of methods, original encounters and work with historical sources. This paper presents results of andoi:10.14324/herj.17.2.02 fatcat:xx2u7uypjvejtbqkoqpuhitwci