In case your children are studying the Victorians this term, here are several websites and books devoted to the subject.
A Victorian Elegance – although really a site for selling Victorian outfits, it has some interesting photographs of Victorian costume.
A Vintage Wedding – although really for selling Victorian wedding outfits, it gives some photographs of wedding paraphernalia.
Victorian Etiquette – reveals very interesting details on etiquette in Victorian times.
Victorian Children from Channel 4 – information on Victorian Schools, those who helped children in Victorian times, Victorian toyshop and Timeline.
The Nineteenth Century – Queen Victoria, Trade and Transport, Britain and Australia, The Empire, The Jubilee and Celebrations and Commemorations.
The Victorians – a site on Victorians by Snaith Primary telling you something about Queen Victoria, Victorian composers, Change and Invention, Florence Nightingale and Schooling.
Virtual Victorians – part of the National Grid for Learning. A particular good account of a weekly day by day description of how a couple of children lived.
The Victorians by Nettlesworth Primary School- Information on Important People, School Days, Victorian Timeline, Industrial Revolution and Child Labour, Family Life, Fun and Games.
British History Victorians from the BBC website – Queen Victoria and Her Prime Ministers, Politics and Events, Industrial Revolution Technology and Innovation Daily Life Welfare and Health
Children in Victorian Britain (BBC W.ebsite) – for children aged 9 – 11 years old.
Victorians by Sir Robert Hitcham's Primary School – Links to many Victorian sources.
Images of Queen Victoria – Many photographs of Queen Victoria and her family.
Books about the Victorians
Gorgeous Georgians and Vile Victorians by Terry Deary, published by Scholastic Hippo.
The Vile Victorians by Terry Dreary, Neil Tonge, illustrated by Martin Brown, published by Scholastic Hippo.
Victorians by John Malam, published by Hodder Wayland.
All about: The Victorians by Jane Goodwin, published by Hodder Wayland.
Real Victorians by Mike Corbishley, published by Macmillan Children's Books.
The Illustrated World Of: the Victorians by Richard Wood, Sara Wood, illustrated by Adam Hook, published by Hodder Children's Books.
History Through Poetry: Victorians by Paul Dowswell, published by Hodder Children's Books.
The Victorians by Robert Hull published by Hodder Children's Books.
History Starts Here: the Victorians by John Malam, published by Hodder Wayland.
The Victorians by Ann Kramer, published by Dorling Kindersley.
Street Child by Berlie Doherty
The Timetraveller's Guide to Victorian London by Natasha Narayan