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This week we are finding out more about where we live - Darlington. We are finding out about why Darlington is very famous for trains.

Look at the PowerPoint about George Stephenson to find out more about the very first passenger train and why Darlington was so important.

Then watch the video all about steam trains.

Has your child been on a train, talk about what it was like. If they haven't - where would they like to go on a train? What do they think it would be like?

You could get your child to draw a train picture or make a train using junk materials you have at home or construction toys such as building blocks or lego.

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