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Bonfire Night Resources

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fireworksAs bonfire night approaches here are a set of links to help inspire work in the classroom!

The Firework code and craft ideas can be found in Activity Village with a Powerpoint presentation downloadable from Primary Resources.

There is Bonfire Night history unit suitable for pupils at the Woodlands site. This site also has a virtual firework display and you can make ...

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Hold ye front page!

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the Banner from the web site

The Sun Newspaper has created Hold Ye Front Page which is a whole website devoted to historical front pages.

A screen shot from the web site Hold Ye the Front Page

Resources from a large number of contributors including ...

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History and Geography Summer Games

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Below is a list of recommended History and Geography on-line activities covering a wade variety of skills for pupils to use during the summer break:


A dinosaur game picture

BBC History Games

Primary History games From the Viking Webquest to the Elizabethan spying game –there is lots to play!

The Natural History Museum – Dinosaur defender and more

Primary Arena – History

Kids ...

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Castles Website Links

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A photograph of a castleCross curricular planning on the theme of castles:

TES Resources Creative Curriculum – Castles

Brendan is Teaching Year 2 cross curricular planning Castles

Castles for Kids

Project Britain Castles

Kids on the net Kids’ Castle

Medieval Europe Mr Donn Castles

National Geographic Ghosts in the Castle

Lego Castle Tour

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The Ancient Egyptians

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Photograph of The Sphinx

Recommended Sites for Pupils

The British Museum – As well as loads of information and stories, this website has lots of challenges such as the hieroglyph challenge.

Mr Donn’s Ancient Egypt for Children – With lots of very clear information presented well.

Snaith Primary – This Ancient Egyptian site has some lovely interactive pages and quizzes.

History for Kids – A comprehensive site written like an ...

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