Bringing history alive - virtually
Leeds Museums & Galleries: Museum from Home videos
Explore Leeds Museums and Galleries through exciting objects and fascinating facts, with Leeds Discovery Centre's Learning Officer Emily Nelson. Museum from Home is a series of short videos which highlight a range of historical artefacts in the Leeds collection, with a new theme each week. Themes include the Romans, chocolate and Industry in Leeds. Accompanying learning resources are available and these videos are perfect for home schooling and bitesized learning.
Museum of London's Fire of London Game
This great online game allows the player to take on the character of a child during the fire. It explores the causes and how we know about the fire, supporting children in understanding the nature of history as well as developing factual knowledge and understanding.
Henry VIII’s kitchen stories
This website provides some wonderful visual images of the kitchens at Hampton Court Palace. It provides some factual information about the kitchens such as home much meant was consumed in a year. It also has a video of a cook making Tudor recipes which can be tried at home - we have had a go and it was delicious!
National Museums Liverpool: My Home My Museum
My Home is My Museum is a project for four to 11 year-olds that will encourage children to learn about what museums and galleries do on a day-to-day basis. They will be inspired to think about how to bring an exhibition together by curating a display featuring their own treasured ‘objects’ or incredible works of art.
JORVIK Viking Centre - Discover from Home
JORVIK have got lots of great digital Viking content for you in their new Discover from Home page, including educational and fun videos, activities and reading material.
Shropshire Learning Gateway
Free, open-access learning resources and ideas set out by key stage and topic.
BFI online archive
The many free historical films in the BFI's online archive are an amazing resource for local history.
University of York: resources for curriculum topics
Resources for primary and secondary curriculum topics based on archaeological evidence.