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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.

POPULAR PRIMARY RESOURCES

Space images primary resource

Check out these eight awesome images taken from outer space!

International Women’s Day Primary Resource

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

Make pancakes for Mother’s Day

Celebrate Pancake Day and Mother’s Day this March by making a special card and caterpillar pancakes
  • QUIZ

    Who discovered gravity?

Joan of Arc primary resource

Discover the life and influence of one of the first female military leaders

Measuring for baking (pancakes)

Practise measuring out ingredients, handling different quantities and monitoring time

Uses of plastic primary resource

Discover some of the many uses of plastic, including ways that it can help the environment

Fun facts about the world primary resource

Discover these 30 cool facts about different places around the world…

Fair trade: Geography primary resource

Explore how the concept of fair trade improves the lives of farmers in the developing world

World Book Day primary resource

Learn more about these famous children’s authors

UN’s Global Goals primary resource

In 2019, get inspired by the UN’s Global Goals and make some promises to help our planet…

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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!

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

Romans primary resource

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

Endangered tiger: Science primary resource

Discover how a Siberian tiger cub was rescued and rehabilitated

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

Greek Mythology Primary Resource

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

Space facts primary resource

Understand more about our solar system with these fun facts!

First World War primary resource

Explore events from the First World War at home and abroad

Deep ocean ecosystem primary resource

Find out more about the deepest part of the ocean

Giant Panda Rescue: primary resource

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

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

Second World War Primary resource

Discover how WWII changed society in Britain at the time

Lion Family Pride: Primary Resource

Discover how lions live and work together in the savannah

Emperor penguins: skilled survivors

Discover the characteristics and behaviour of the emperor penguin

Marine life of Australia’s coast: primary resource

Discover the secret underwater world of Australia’s coastline

Life in the rainforest primary resource

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

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