History Games for Key Stage 1 and 2

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Our history resources will help children understand more about significant historical events both nationally and globally. Children can write about famous individuals and events from the past using our ready-made writing templates, clipart and photo-banks.  The history area also houses many interactive labelling activities and a Tudor clothing quiz! 

 

All topics covered have been mapped to the Early Years and Primary curriculum. When you subscribe to Busy Things for schools, you’ll also get access to hundreds of other educational games and activities, including english and phonics, science, music and art, and maths games.

 

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History games for Early Years

Within our Understanding the world area, our resources encourage your children to talk about themselves and their families and to appreciate the similarities and differences between the way they live and the lives of children in other families, communities, and traditions.

 

Children can draw and write about their own family and to design and print cards for Christmas, for birthdays and for Mother’s and Father's days. They can decorate Easter eggs, colour a Remembrance Day poppy, make an Aboriginal dot painting, decorate a lantern for Ramadan or one for Diwali, create Rangoli patterns, design a henna tattoo and design a shield for a medieval knight!

Design a shield for a medieval knight, colour a poppy for Remembrance Day and label a pirate ship.

History games for Key Stage 1

Our History games help children learn about events within and beyond living memory.  Children can write about famous individuals and events from the past using our ready-made writing templates, clipart and photo-banks. Our labelling activities can be used to test and reinforce knowledge and can also be exported as printable worksheets for use away from the screen. 

Label Tudor clothing, write about Henry VIII and create a history timeline.

History games for Key Stage 2

Our History games help children learn about events within and beyond living memory.  Children can write about famous individuals and events from the past using our ready-made writing templates, clipart and photo-banks. Topics include Roman Gods and Godesses, Roman settlements, childhood and food, the Tudors,  Victorians and World War 2.

History topics include the Romans, the Tudors and Henry VIII.

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