Resources for Shakespeare Week
Did you know it's Shakespeare Week, a national annual celebration designed to introduce primary school children to Shakespeare's life, work and times in a fun way? The official Shakespeare Week site, coordinated by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, has free downloadable resources for educators.
We particularly like the 'Dressing the Rich in Tudor Times' printable which features ten different Tudor costumes.
The fabulous DK findout! also has great free content where you can explore Shakespeare's theatre and learn about his plays and poems. This is ideally suited to 9 - 11 year olds and is beautifully illustrated with hotspots where children can find additional information. If you haven't explored DKfindout! yet we recommend you do; it's one of our favourite primary websites!