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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.


Arctic expedition primary resource

Plan an imaginary class trip to explore the extreme environment of the Arctic

Make a teepee primary resource

This primary resource encourages outdoor play by challenging pupils to build a teepee

Ada Lovelace primary resource

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

    What is the largest species of bird?

Martin Luther King JR. primary resource

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

Rosa Parks primary resource

Discover the legacy of the Civil Rights campaigner

Life as an astronaut primary resource

Discover what it takes to become a real life astronaut

Roald Dahl: English primary resource

Discover interesting facts about the children’s author

English writing framework: Rainforest Quest!

Practise nouns, verbs, adverbs and adjectives on a rainforest adventure!

Animal friendships primary resource

Celebrate International Friendship Day with these unusual animal companions…


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

Plastic Pollution Primary Resource

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

Meet the Vikings primary resource

Learn all about the legendary warriors and their way of life

North and South Poles primary resource

An introduction to the environments of the Arctic and Antarctic

Endangered tiger: Science primary resource

Discover how a Siberian tiger cub was rescued and rehabilitated

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

Volcanoes of Ecuador primary resource

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

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

Space facts primary resource

Understand more about our solar system with these fun facts!

Giant Panda Rescue: primary resource

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

Greek Mythology Primary Resource

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

First World War primary resource

Explore events from the First World War at home and abroad

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

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

Marine life of Australia’s coast: primary resource

Discover the secret underwater world of Australia’s coastline

Emperor penguins: skilled survivors

Discover the characteristics and behaviour of the emperor penguin

Life in the rainforest primary resource

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

Lion Family Pride: Primary Resource

Discover how lions live and work together in the savannah

Second World War Primary resource

Discover how WWII changed society in Britain at the time

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