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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
Iron Age Celts

A site with animated cartoon-style games and stories aimed at 7 - 11 year olds. It is about the early Celts. The fact file includes photographs of Iron Age objects. The craft centre shows you how to make Iron Age artefact lookalikes.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Not tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Object Lessons

An online display of artefacts with information from Islington Artefacts Library. Great for topics on Victorians and the Second World War. The text is difficult for Key Stage 1 children but the images are excellent.

Teachers

Partly tablet friendly

5-11 year olds
How Toys have changed

Interactive activities where children learn about dolls, teddy bears and cars and how they have changed over the years. This could be used as a non-fiction text. The site has printable worksheets.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

5-7 year olds
Indus Valley

A BBC resource which is ideal for primary history topics about the Indus Valley civilisation.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
Castles

The site looks at how William 1 gained control of England and Wales after the Normal invasion, the feudal system and developments in castle building.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet friendly

11-14 year olds
GCSE Bitesize - Audio

Make revision easier with audio revision bites from BBC Bitesize. You can either listen to them online or download them to your MP3 player.

Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

14-16 year olds
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