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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.


Nazca lines primary resource

Join us on a journey to South America to uncover the mysteries of these ancient drawings

The Victorian Era Primary Resource

Learn all about this period of amazing inventions and discoveries!

All About Eyes Primary Resource

Peer into your peepers and find out how we see!
  • QUIZ

    What is the largest species of bird?

Make a Bookmark Primary Resource

Get creative and with these super fun, eco-friendly crafts!

King Henry VIII Comic: Primary Resource

Learn all about this famous British king in under a minute!

King Henry III Primary Resource

Take trip back in time to meet this important British monarch…

Martin Luther King JR. primary resource

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

Make a bug hotel primary resource

Make a cosy garden home for our bug buddies!

Black rhino primary resource

Join us on a rhino tracking adventure in Malawi!

Super stars primary resource

Discover six stellar facts sure to blow your mind…


Ancient Egyptians primary resource

Discover some of the Ancient Egyptians’ greatest achievements

Rainforests of life: Geography resource

Explore the rainforests’ positive ecological impacts on the Earth

Meet the Vikings primary resource

Learn all about the legendary warriors and their way of life

Endangered tiger: Science primary resource

Discover how a Siberian tiger cub was rescued and rehabilitated

North and South Poles primary resource

An introduction to the environments of the Arctic and Antarctic

Romans primary resource

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

All about weather: primary resource

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

Ancient Greeks primary resource

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

Deep ocean ecosystem primary resource

Find out more about the deepest part of the ocean

Volcanoes of Ecuador primary resource

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

Plastic Pollution Primary Resource

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

Giant Panda Rescue: primary resource

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

Space facts primary resource

Understand more about our solar system with these fun facts!

Roald Dahl: English primary resource

Discover interesting facts about the children’s author

Anglo Saxons primary resource

Explore the secrets that artifacts reveal about the Anglo Saxons

First World War primary resource

Explore events from the First World War at home and abroad

Imperial China primary resource

Discover the symbols, architecture and beliefs inspired by the different dynasties of Imperial China

Emperor penguins: skilled survivors

Discover the characteristics and behaviour of the emperor penguin

Sea turtle: Science primary resource

Discover how marine rescue organisations help sea turtles in trouble

Marine life of Australia’s coast: primary resource

Discover the secret underwater world of Australia’s coastline

Greek Mythology Primary Resource

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

Wolf language and communication

Explore how wolves use their voices, body language and odour to talk to one another

Asian elephants primary resource

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

Life in the rainforest primary resource

Discover the animals, insects, plants and people that make the African rainforest their home
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