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London's Burning

Information and activities which can help you to understand what life was like in Britain during World War 2 in the Blitz. It makes use of photographs and considers the role of propaganda.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-14 year olds
Dress like an Egyptian

A drag and drop activity where you need to dress the Egyptian queen or a craftsman in Ancient Egypt. This site can help you to find out about clothing of the Ancient Egyptians.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Britain from Above

Over 59,000 searchable historical images of Britain taken from 1919 to 1953. You can search by placename, map or year.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

9-16 year olds
Q-Files

Q-files is a subscription based online encyclopedia specially designed and written for children. It is also advert free and regularly updated.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

7-13 year olds
Propoganda

These resources focus on the British propaganda campaign during the First World War.

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

8-14 year olds
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery for Kids

Worth a look if you are needing information on the Ancient Egyptians, Ancient Greeks, the Romans, Victorians or World War 2. Tablet-friendly version of the site.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Londinium

There are several Flash games where a slave of the Romans in Londinium (London) needs to sort Roman artefacts. You can find out about the artefacts which are all based on items that have been found.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
How to Speak Like an Ancient Roman

A short video from the excellent DK Findout children's encyclopaedia which has some latin words which were used by the Romans. This is ideal as part of a topic on Romans.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

6-11 year olds
What do you know about the Tudors?

Can you help Sparky the alien with this quiz about Tudor monarchs?

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
William Wilberforce

A simple, illustrated story of the life and work of William Wilberforce and how he fought to stop slavery.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

7-14 year olds
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