Classroom Activities

Miss Geargeson in a graduation gown

Time to put on your 'teaching hat'

These suggested activities and resources are to further support the teaching of the key concepts from See My Hat! in the classroom. The See My Hat! digital resource is a useful starting point for introducing historical terminology and sources of information.


Suggested reading

Antony, S, 2014, The Queen’s hat: the queen collection, Hachette Children’s group, Great Britain.

Buchanan, C, Williams, S 2016. Aussie Easter hat parade, Scholastic, Australia.

Fox, M, Tusa, T, 2017, The magic hat, Scholastic Australia, Australia.

Gravett. E, 2018, Old hat, Pan Macmillan, Australia.

Klassen, J 2011, I want my hat back, Candlewick Press, USA.

Slobodkina, E, Sayer, Anne Marie Mulhearn, 2015, Caps for sale: A tale of a peddler, some monkeys and their monkey business, Harpercollins, USA.

Temple, J, Temple, K, Foye, J, I got this hat, ABC Books, Australia.


Recommended websites

State Library of WA


Better Beginnings YouTube channel

History of Hats

The History of the Hard Hat