Links to free to use History resources including, interactive games, lesson plans, quizzes, information text and images. Use on a white board for whole class teaching or encourage individual research at home or in school.
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Boudicca Warrior Queen Poem
The story of Boudica is an amazing one. A woman who refused to be bullied, she stood up for herself, and took on the might of the Roman Empire. This poem for kids by British writers Jon Bratton and Paul Perro was written in 2009, and celebrates Boudica's heroic stand.
Toys And Games Interactive
Find out about toys and games from the past and from around the world. New or old? Who owns me? What material? What is my sound?
Shakespeare's Theatre Video
Newsround's Ricky Boleto and Leah Gooding explore Shakespeare's theatre by visiting Shakespeare's Globe, the reconstruction in London of the theatre Shakespeare himself helped to pay for when it was built in 1599.
Back In Time Interactive
A comparison activity. What are the differences and similarities between toys of today and those of the past? Look at the toys in the children's room...do you think Granny and Grandpa had similar toys to play with when they were young? Click on the photo album to discover the answer.
Tudor Values Video
Registration required. Type 'Tudor values' into the search bar. Exploring the period, the class handle Tudor artefacts, listen to accounts from Tudor sailors, and fire their imaginations by going out into the Cumbrian countryside to empathise with exposed explorers. The class cook and eat sailors' food hard tack, and learn about the nutritional value of weevils.
Children in World War II Video
Registration required. Type 'Children in World War II' into the search bar. The video includes people listening to the declaration of war on a Cornish beach, information on school life, gas masks and air-raid shelters, as well as the story of a woman's experience of the Blitz, which led to the death of her three siblings.
Also see two children's account of the bombing of a German home, with footage filmed by their father.