3 videos for the price of one today... Below are some film clips from the British Council Film Collection, each depicting different aspects of children's lives in the 1940s. If you enjoy these, there are plenty of similar clips on this site - just click on the 'Educational Films' link in the Hot Topics menu on the right of the page. You may also be interested in a previous post entitled Historical Childhoods.
Child's Play - Life in the 1940s from British Council Film on Vimeo.
A 1940s Childhood - In Wartime from British Council Film on Vimeo.
A 1940s Childhood - In Peacetime from British Council Film on Vimeo.