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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.


Mozart: Music primary resource

Learn about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s life and works, and the influence he has had

Charles Darwin Primary Resource

Discover the events that led to Darwin’s theory of evolution
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Hearing: Senses primary resource

Discover how microscopic hairs in our inner ear allow us to hear sound
  • QUIZ

    Which big cat is recognisable thanks to its rosette markings?

Neil Armstrong primary resource

Discover who Neil Armstrong was and how he became the first man to step foot on the Moon

The brain primary resource

Learn some surprising facts about the human brain and how it functions

Life in the rainforest primary resource

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

Marine life of Australia’s coast: primary resource

Discover the secret underwater world of Australia’s coastline

Brazil primary resource

Discover 30 cool things about Brazil; from its native animals to some of its impressive sports history

The human body primary resource

Learn some fascinating facts about the human body and how it works

Shakespeare: English primary resource

Discover interesting facts about William Shakespeare


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

Elections and democracy: British values

Learn how the UK is governed and what democracy is

All about weather: primary resource

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

Asian elephants primary resource

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

Meet the Vikings primary resource

Learn all about the legendary warriors and their way of life

Space facts primary resource

Understand more about our solar system with these fun facts!

Emperor penguins: skilled survivors

Discover the characteristics and behaviour of the emperor penguin

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

Deep ocean ecosystem primary resource

Find out more about the deepest part of the ocean

Roald Dahl: English primary resource

Discover interesting facts about the author

Spelling resource: Squares word scramble

Practise spelling words by thinking about common word structures

Ancient Greeks primary resource

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

Snakes primary resource

Discover some surprising facts about different snakes from around the world

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

Pirate board game

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

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

Sea Turtle: Science primary resource

Discover how marine rescue organisations help sea turtles in trouble

Climate change: primary resource

Learn about global warming and what is being done to reduce its impact

Plan your own film: Primary resource

Practise writing in narratives, creating settings, characters and plot

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