Expert leggers Daniel Jinks and Ernest Wood. The two men demonstrate the process of 'legging' through Barnton Tunnel on the Trent and Mersey Canal. Early canal tunnels had no tow-paths, so to propel the boat through the tunnel two people had to lay on their backs on the boat, and push the boat along using their feet on wall of the tunnel. The Barnton Tunnel was over 500 yards long.
'Take one broken hula hoop, add some coloured wool, then let the children weave in, out, under over & around and around with coloured wool & beads' - from Heather Mary, image shared by Teach Preschool (",)