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Primary Resources

Explore our National Geographic Kids Primary Resources.

Find engaging and curriculum-led teaching ideas and accompanying resource sheets aligned with the National Curriculum and the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence. Our resources are pupil-focused and interdisciplinary, supporting core subjects like English, Maths and Science as well as the wider curriculum with resources for Geography, History, Art and Culture – which includes SMSC (spiritual, moral, social and cultural) development, such as British values.

We’ve provided teacher support to show which areas of the curriculum each individual primary resource covers. The primary resources themselves are written in the tone of National Geographic Kids magazine and are sure to engage your children by making learning fun and accessible.


Ada Lovelace primary resource

Discover interesting facts about the ‘computer programmer’ who was ahead of her time…

Martin Luther King JR. primary resource

Learn about Martin Luther King JR. and his role in the Civil Rights Movement
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Rosa Parks primary resource

Discover the legacy of the Civil Rights campaigner

Winter Facts Primary Resource

Be amazed by this brrr-illiant season…

Optical Illusions Primary Resource

Trick your noodle with these incredible brain-bogglers!

Cave Facts Primary Resource

Be amazed by our planet’s secret caverns…

Queen Victoria Primary Resource

How much do you know about this iconic British monarch?

Back-to-school crossword primary resource

How well will you tackle this tricky brain boggler…?


Ancient Egyptians primary resource

Discover some of the Ancient Egyptians’ greatest achievements

Plastic Pollution Primary Resource

Learn about the harmful effects of plastic waste on our oceans and find out how each of us can help!

Martin Luther King JR. primary resource

Learn about Martin Luther King JR. and his role in the Civil Rights Movement

Rainforests of life: Geography resource

Explore the rainforests’ positive ecological impacts on the Earth

Greek Mythology Primary Resource

Learn about the gods, goddesses, monsters and heroes of Ancient Greece

North and South Poles primary resource

An introduction to the environments of the Arctic and Antarctic

Meet the Vikings primary resource

Learn all about the legendary warriors and their way of life

Buzz about bees!

Be amazed by these incredible insects…

Volcanoes of Ecuador primary resource

Learn about the features of volcanoes and how they come to exist

Romans primary resource

Discover the secrets of the Roman Empire and life in Ancient Rome

Giant Panda Rescue: primary resource

Explore the needs of giant pandas and the threats they face in the wild

Ancient Greeks primary resource

Learn about life under Ancient Greek rule in this fun comic strip

Space facts primary resource

Understand more about our solar system with these fun facts!

All about weather: primary resource

Explore different types of weather and the impact they can have on the environment

Solar System Primary Resource

Take a fascinating journey through our solar system…

Endangered tiger: Science primary resource

Discover how a Siberian tiger cub was rescued and rehabilitated

The Lost City of Atlantis Primary Resource

Discover the mysteries of this legendary Ancient Greek island

Deep ocean ecosystem primary resource

Find out more about the deepest part of the ocean

First World War primary resource

Explore events from the First World War at home and abroad

Anglo Saxons primary resource

Explore the secrets that artifacts reveal about the Anglo Saxons

Phases of the Moon Primary Resource

Learn about the different phases of the Moon as it orbits the Earth

Second World War Primary resource

Discover how WWII changed society in Britain at the time

Polar Bear Primary Resource

Learn all about this Arctic animal

Mayan civilisation primary resource

Learn how the Maya excelled at architecture, agriculture, written language and mathematics

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