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Build a canal

Eliza from our Explorers team uses a children's sand tray to explain how canals were built and bring history to life.

Watch the video for a fascinating insight to the challenges of everyday life 200 years ago, and the solutions provided by pioneering canal engineers.

It's a fun watch for all ages. If you have children, and a sand tray, you can have a go at the activities yourself afterwards.


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Last Edited: 30 November 2020

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