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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.


The Stuarts Primary Resource

Travel back in time to this exciting period in British history…

Recycling Primary Resource

Find out what happens to the things in your bin, and why it makes sense to recycle…

Florence Nightingale Primary Resource

Learn all about the life and work of the world’s most famous nurse…
  • QUIZ

    What is the largest species of bird?

Marvellous Mars!

Be amazed by the wonders of the red planet…

English writing framework: spaced out!

Practise your grammar on a super fun (and slightly wacky!) space adventure…

Buzz about bees!

Be amazed by these incredible insects…

International Women’s Day Primary Resource

Learn all about this worldwide event and the struggle for women’s rights around the world…

Cupid’s Creatures Primary Resource

Meet eight species with a special someone in their lives…

Brazil tribespeople primary resource: Awa Tribe

Learn all about this fascinating tribe of the Amazon rainforest…

Asteroid Primary Resource

Learn all about the scientific research behind these super space rocks…


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

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

Plastic Pollution: Primary Resource

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

Anglo Saxons primary resource

Explore the secrets that artifacts reveal about the Anglo Saxons

Emperor penguins: skilled survivors

Discover the characteristics and behaviour of the emperor penguin

Imperial China primary resource

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

First World War primary resource

Explore events from the First World War at home and abroad

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

Asian elephants primary resource

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

Wolf language and communication

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

Forces of Nature: Weather primary resource

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

Life in the rainforest primary resource

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

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