Primary Resources

Explore our National Geographic Kids Primary Resources!

We’ve put together a wide variety of engaging teaching ideas, with accompanying resource sheets to save you time and effort. Our primary resources are pupil-focused, interdisciplinary, and all the information is included – so they’re perfect to work on together, or for a child to complete independently! Whether you’re teaching in the classroom, or supporting a child’s learning at home, our primary resources can help.

The primary resources support core subjects like English, Maths, and Science, while also covering the wider curriculum with resources for Geography, History, Art, and Culture – which includes opportunities for SMSC (spiritual, moral, social, and cultural) development. What’s more, each primary resource is directly linked to the National Curriculum, and the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence, so you can be assured that the content is relevant.

Each primary resource comes with a list of the curriculum areas that it covers, to support you in finding a balanced learning plan. The writing follows the same tone as National Geographic Kids magazine, and every primary resource is sure to engage children by making learning fun and accessible.


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Tutankhamun’s Treasures Resource Kit

Discover the treasures from inside King Tut’s tomb…

The Circular Economy Primary Resource

Learn how technology is being used to help reduce waste

Elections and democracy: British values

Learn how the UK is governed and what democracy is

Ada Lovelace primary resource

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

Martin Luther King JR. primary resource

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

Nelson Mandela primary resource

Discover the story of South Africa’s first black president

Rosa Parks primary resource

Discover the legacy of the Civil Rights campaigner

Winter Facts Primary Resource

Be amazed by this brrr-illiant season…


Martin Luther King JR. primary resource

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

Volcanoes of Ecuador primary resource

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

Shakespeare: English primary resource

Discover interesting facts about William Shakespeare

Ancient Egyptians primary resource

Discover some of the Ancient Egyptians’ greatest achievements

Plastic Pollution Primary Resource

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

Emperor penguins: skilled survivors

Discover the characteristics and behaviour of the emperor penguin

Greek Mythology Primary Resource

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

Rainforests of life: Geography resource

Explore the rainforests’ positive ecological impacts on the Earth

North and South Poles primary resource

An introduction to the environments of the Arctic and Antarctic

Meet the Vikings primary resource

Learn all about the legendary warriors and their way of life

Buzz about bees!

Be amazed by these incredible insects…

Romans primary resource

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

Solar System Primary Resource

Take a fascinating journey through our solar system…

Charles Darwin: Theory of evolution resource

Discover what Charles Darwin meant by ‘natural selection’

Giant Panda Rescue: primary resource

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

Phases of the Moon Primary Resource

Learn about the different phases of the Moon as it orbits the Earth

Space facts primary resource

Understand more about our solar system with these fun facts!

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

The Lost City of Atlantis Primary Resource

Discover the mysteries of this legendary Ancient Greek island

Anne Frank Primary Resource

Learn all about the young girl whose famous diary has inspired millions…

First World War primary resource

Explore events from the First World War at home and abroad

Mayan civilisation primary resource

Learn how the Maya excelled at architecture, agriculture, written language and mathematics

Endangered tiger: Science primary resource

Discover how a Siberian tiger cub was rescued and rehabilitated
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