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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.


Polar Bear Primary Resource

Learn all about this Arctic animal

Monkey Primary Resource

Learn about ten fascinating species of monkeys from around the world
Jumanji Australia HPTO MPU

The Phases of the Moon Primary Resource

Learn about the different phases of the moon as it orbits the Earth
  • QUIZ

    What is the largest species of bird?

The Solar System Primary Resource

Take a fascinating journey through our solar system…

Christmas around the world primary resource

Discover how different countries across the globe celebrate Christmas

Christmas crafts primary resource

Get creative with step-by-step instructions for making fun, festive crafts…

Christmas Quiz Primary Resource

Download our fun quiz about all things Christmas!

The Invention of the Aeroplane Primary Resource

Find out about the key events in the history of the aeroplane

The Human Heart Primary Resource

Learn all about the human heart…

Jane Austen Primary Resource

Discover interesting facts about one of Britain’s most famous novelists, Jane Austen…


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

Endangered tiger: Science primary resource

Discover how a Siberian tiger cub was rescued and rehabilitated

Meet the Vikings primary resource

Learn all about the legendary warriors and their way of life

Romans primary resource

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

North and South Poles primary resource

An introduction to the environments of the Arctic and Antarctic

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

Roald Dahl: English primary resource

Discover interesting facts about the children’s author

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!

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

First World War primary resource

Explore events from the First World War at home and abroad

Asian elephants primary resource

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

Imperial China primary resource

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

Sea turtle: Science primary resource

Discover how marine rescue organisations help sea turtles in trouble

Wolf language and communication

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

Marine life of Australia’s coast: primary resource

Discover the secret underwater world of Australia’s coastline

Snakes primary resource

Discover some surprising facts about different snakes from around the world

Forces of Nature: Weather primary resource

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

Spelling resource: Squares word scramble

Practise spelling words by thinking about common word structures

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