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Primary Resources

Explore our brand NEW National Geographic Kids Primary Resources section!

Find fun and exciting teaching ideas and pupil-focused resource sheets aligned with the National Curriculum and the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence.

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; where learning and education reflects the joy of exploration.

POPULAR PRIMARY RESOURCES

Aztec civilization primary resource

Learn about how the Aztecs excelled at farming and agriculture, and what made them such good warriors

Ancient Egyptian life primary resource

Discover the customs and beliefs of the Ancient Egyptians

Lost city of Pompeii primary resource

Discover what happened when Mount Vesuvius volcano erupted
  • QUIZ

    Which big cat is recognisable thanks to its rosette markings?

Refugee Week: Geography primary resource

This primary resource helps children to understand more about refugees and why people seek asylum.

Rainforests of life: Geography resource

Explore the rainforests’ positive ecological impacts on the Earth

Pablo Picasso: Art primary resource

Explore the life and works of artist Pablo Picasso

Ancient Egyptians primary resource

Discover some of the Ancient Egyptians’ greatest achievements

Stone guardians: Ancient art primary resource

Learn about Colombia’s ancient stone guardians and why they were made

Gem stones primary resource

Discover what crystals are and how they are formed

Veggie pasta bake: Measures primary resource

Practise measuring ingredients, counting out quantities and monitoring time this Eat Your Vegetables Day & Father’s Day

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Rainforests of life: Geography resource

Explore the rainforests’ positive ecological impacts on the Earth

Ancient Egyptians primary resource

Discover some of the Ancient Egyptians’ greatest achievements

Endangered tiger: Science primary resource

Discover how a Siberian tiger cub was rescued and rehabilitated

Asian elephants primary resource

Explore the environment and habitats of Asian elephants and the problems they face

Emperor penguins: skilled survivors

Discover the characteristics and behaviour of the emperor penguin

Space facts primary resource

Understand more about our solar system with these fun facts!

Weather facts: Geography primary resource

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

Spelling resource: Squares word scramble

Practise spelling words by thinking about common word structures

Roald Dahl: English primary resource

Discover interesting facts about the author

Romans primary resource

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

Snakes primary resource

Discover some surprising facts about different snakes from around the world

Meet the Vikings primary resource

Learn all about the legendary warriors and their way of life

Save our sharks primary resource

Learn about the some of the rarest UK shark species

Forces of Nature: Weather primary resource

Learn about the diversity of different types of weather and the impact it can have on the environment

Plan your own film: Primary resource

Practise writing in narratives, creating settings, characters and plot

Sea safari: Animals primary resource

Find out what’s lurking in the mangroves of Mauritius

Jaguars on the hunt: Science primary resource

Explore how the jaguar lives and hunts in its South American habitat

Shapes primary resource: Maths art

Learn how to use lines to create shapes and patterns

Peculiar plants: Science primary resource

Explore the unique and unusual features that plants can possess

Volcanoes of Ecuador primary resource

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

Pirate board game

Enjoy ‘The Buccaneer’s Battle’, a pirate-themed board game

Animal language primary resource

Discover how gibbons use different sounding calls to mean different things

Insect safari: Science primary resource

Discover different species of insects found in the UK

Deep ocean ecosystem primary resource

Find out more about the deepest part of the ocean

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