History

20th Century

World War I

e-trumps: WW1
e-trumps: WW1

What better way to learn the facts and figures of world war one than with this digital version of a classic game?

Higher or lower : WW1
Higher or lower : WW1

A game that really tests your knowledge of the facts and figures surrounding World War One (based on the TV show 'Play your cards right').

World War One: glossary games
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A compendium of games and activities to ensure you know the key-terms and their definitions: jigsaw puzzle, cloud-click quiz, hangman, anagrams and our ever popular froggy-spelling challenge.

Influential images: WW1
Influential images: WW1

A collection of pictures to spark discussion on the way images were used to influence hearts and minds for better or worse.

Europe 1914: tensions and ambitions
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An interactive map to help you understand some of the long term causes of WWI.

The Schlieffen plan
The Schlieffen plan

A four-part resource looking at what the Schlieffen plan was, the assumptions of the plan and how the plan worked out in reality. The plan is also illustrated with an analogy from the world of boxing.

World territories in 1914
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An interactive map showing the major states and colonial possessions in 1914.

WW1 soldier
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Find out what a first world war soldier carried with him in his basic kit with this labelling exercise.

No Man's Land
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Learn about the way the trenches were structured and organised with this labelling exercise.

Cause & effect of World War One
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A classification (or sorting) exercise to get your class talking about the causes and effects of WW1.

The Treaty of Versailles
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An activity to stimulate discussion as you look at how certain clauses in the 'Treaty of Versailles' affected different people within German society.

WWI: The road to war
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In this picture quiz you will learn about the long-term and short-term causes of World War I.

WWI: The course of the war
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In this picture quiz you will learn how the war developed, spread and was won.

WWI: Life in the trenches
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In this picture quiz you will learn about trench warfare in World War I.

WWI: The Home Front
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In this picture quiz you will learn how the war affected the people of Britain.

World War II and the Holocaust

World War Two: glossary games
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A compendium of games and activities to ensure you know the key-terms and their definitions: jigsaw puzzle, cloud-click quiz, hangman, anagrams and our ever popular froggy-spelling challenge.

Influential images: WW2
Influential images: WW2

A collection of pictures to spark discussion on the way images were used to influence hearts and minds for better or worse.

The Holocaust : showreel
The Holocaust : showreel

An animated timeline that runs through some of the main events from this era.

Propaganda: anti-Semitism in Nazi Germany
Propaganda: anti-Semitism in Nazi Germany

A collection of images to spark discussion on the way that anti-Semitic propaganda was used to influence popular opinion.

The Holocaust: glossary games
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A compendium of on-line games to ensure you know the key-terms and their definitions: jigsaw puzzle, cloud-click quiz, hangman, anagrams and our ever popular froggy-spelling challenge.

Rationing in WWII: bare essentials quiz
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Find out how much you know about rationing during the Second World War with this fun quiz.

WWII Rationing: glossary games
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A game to help you learn the key terms used to discuss rationing the Second World War.

The suffragettes

Important women of the 20th Century: glossary games
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A set of glossary games to help you get familiar with the names and achievements of important women of the 20th century.

Causes and effects of the suffragette success
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A classification (or sorting) exercise to get your class talking about the things that contributed to the success of the suffragette movement.

The changing role of women: glossary games
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A game to help you learn the key terms used to discuss the changing role of women.

20th Century America

20th century American history - chicken coop game
20th century American history - chicken coop game

You will be shown the title of an historical event and your job is to click on the timeline to place a nest at the date the event took place. Our hens are History experts and they will fire their eggs towards the correct date. If your estimate is good the eggs will be caught in the nest. Get your estimate wrong and it all gets very messy.

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The Roaring 20s: glossary games
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A compendium of on-line games to ensure you know the key-terms and their definitions: jigsaw puzzle, cloud-click quiz, hangman, anagrams and our ever popular froggy-spelling challenge.

The Great Depression: glossary games
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A compendium of on-line games to ensure you know the key-terms and their definitions: jigsaw puzzle, cloud-click quiz, hangman, anagrams and our ever popular froggy-spelling challenge.

The Vietnam War: glossary games
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A compendium of on-line games to ensure you know the key-terms and their definitions: jigsaw puzzle, cloud-click quiz, hangman, anagrams and our ever popular froggy-spelling challenge.

The Vietnam War: How it began
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In this picture quiz you will learn how the Vietnam War started and how the USA became involved.

The Vietnam War: American involvement
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In this picture quiz you will learn what role the Americans played in the Vietnam War.

The Vietnam War: Withdrawal
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In this picture quiz you will learn how foreign troops withdraw from Vietnam and about the legacy of the war.

Vietnam: bare essentials quiz
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A bare essentials quiz about the American experience of the Vietnam War.

International relations

Background to the Cold War: bare essentials quiz
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A quiz about international relations in the lead up to the Cold War

The cold war: glossary games
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A game to help you learn the key terms used to discuss the Cold War.

20th Century general

Dress a flapper
Dress a flapper

Learn about fashion through the ages with this resource. Choose the correct items from the wardrobe to dress the woman according to her era.

Historical figures of the 20th Century
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A set of glossary games to test your knowledge of famous figures of the 20th century.

America 1840 - 1895

Native Americans: glossary games
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A compendium of on-line games to ensure you know the key-terms and their definitions: jigsaw puzzle, cloud-click quiz, hangman, anagrams and our ever popular froggy-spelling challenge.

Cowboys and Wagontrains: glossary games
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A compendium of on-line games to ensure you know the key-terms and their definitions: jigsaw puzzle, cloud-click quiz, hangman, anagrams and our ever popular froggy-spelling challenge.

Homesteaders: glossary games
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A compendium of on-line games to ensure you know the key-terms and their definitions: jigsaw puzzle, cloud-click quiz, hangman, anagrams and our ever popular froggy-spelling challenge.

Struggle for the plains: glossary games
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A compendium of on-line games to ensure you know the key-terms and their definitions: jigsaw puzzle, cloud-click quiz, hangman, anagrams and our ever popular froggy-spelling challenge.

Australasia

From discovery to colonisation: quiz
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A history quiz to test your knowledge of the vital facts from this period. This resource also includes a separate activity that allows the teacher to conduct a class test.

19th century Australian history - chicken coop game
19th century Australian history - chicken coop game

You will be shown the title of an historical event and your job is to click on the timeline to place a nest at the date the event took place. Our hens are History experts and they will fire their eggs towards the correct date. If your estimate is good the eggs will be caught in the nest. Get your estimate wrong and it all gets very messy.

Australian decades quiz
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Test your knowledge of the main events of Australian history during the 20th century with a set of ten beautiful picture quizzes (one for each decade).

20th century Australian history - chicken coop game
20th century Australian history - chicken coop game

Our hens are at it again! This time they've been brushing up on their 20th century history.

Indigenous Australians: glossary games
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A compendium of games and activities to ensure you know the key-terms and their definitions: jigsaw puzzle, cloud-click quiz, hangman, anagrams and our ever popular froggy-spelling challenge.

The changing role of women
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A bare essentials quiz about the changing rights and freedoms of Australian women.

20th century New Zealand history - chicken coop game
20th century New Zealand history - chicken coop game

Our history lovin' chickens are at it again, this time they've added another feather to their cap looking at New Zealand 20th Century History.

The Vietnam War: ANZAC involvement
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In this picture quiz you will learn what role Australasians played in the Vietnam War.

ANZACs in Vietnam: bare essentials quiz
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A bare essentials quiz to test how much you know about the ANZAC involvement in the Vietnam War.

Empire and Industry (1750 - 1900)

The British Empire

The rise and fall of the British Empire
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An interactive animation showing the expansion and contraction of the British Empire over time.

The story of Empire: showreel
The story of Empire: showreel

An animated timeline that runs through some of the main events from this era.

The Industrial Revolution

Inventions of the Industrial Revolution
Inventions of the Industrial Revolution

This interactive book tells the story of some of the most important inventions of the Industrial Revolution.

Historical figures of the 19th Century: glossary games
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A set of glossary games to test your knowledge of famous people of the 19th century.

Cause & effect of the Industrial Revolution
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A classification (or sorting) exercise to get your class talking about the causes and effects of the Industrial Revolution.

Industrial town planning
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Which part of town you lived in during the Industrial Revolution depended on your class. Find out how a town during the Industrial Revolution may have been planned with this drag and drop exercise.

The slave trade

The trade triangle
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An animation showing the triangular route of the transatlantic slave trade and what goods were exchanged at each destination.

The slave trade: key terms and people
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Make sure you know the definitions of the key terms and people involved in the slave trade.

Abolitionist or slave trader?
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A classification (or sorting) exercise to get your class talking about the different views people held about the slave trade.

1750 - 1900 general

Bare essentials quiz: 1750 - 1900
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A quiz to test your knowledge of the vital facts from this period. This resource also includes a separate activity that allows the teacher to conduct a class test.

Dress a Victorian lady
Dress a Victorian lady

Learn about fashion through the ages with this resource. Choose the correct items from the wardrobe to dress the woman according to her era.

Stuart (1603 - 1714)

e-trumps: Tudor and Stuart monarchs
e-trumps: Tudor and Stuart monarchs

What better way to learn the facts and figures than with this digital version of a classic game?

Higher or lower: Tudor and Stuart monarchs
Higher or lower: Tudor and Stuart monarchs

A game that really tests your knowledge of the facts and figures surrounding this period (based on the TV show 'Play your cards right').

The course of the English Civil War
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In this activity you must sequence the events of the civil war and place them in the correct order.

Bare essentials quiz: The Stuart period
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A quiz to test your knowledge of the vital facts from this period. This resource also includes a separate activity that allows the teacher to conduct a class test.

Historical figures of Stuart times: glossary games
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A set of glossary games to help make sure you know the historical figures from the Stuart period.

Causes & effects of the English Civil War
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A classification (or sorting) exercise to get your class talking about the causes and effects of the English Civil War.

Roundhead
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Learn to recognise a parliamentarian soldier from the English Civil War with this labelling exercise.

Cavalier
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Learn to recognise a royalist soldier from the English Civil War with this labelling exercise.

Tudor (1485 - 1603)

The story of the Tudors: showreel
The story of the Tudors: showreel

An animated timeline that runs through some of the main events from this era.

Dress a Tudor lady
Dress a Tudor lady

Learn about fashion through the ages with this resource. Choose the correct items from the wardrobe to dress the woman according to her era.

Who am I? Famous Tudors
Who am I? Famous Tudors

The aim of the game is to guess the answer with as few clues as possible. The sooner you get the answer the more points you get. But don't answer too soon because if you get it wrong you'll lose points.

Tudor times: glossary games
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A compendium of games and activities to ensure you know the key-terms and their definitions: jigsaw puzzle, cloud-click quiz, hangman, anagrams and our ever popular froggy-spelling challenge.

Bare essentials quiz: The Tudor period
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A quiz to test your knowledge of the vital facts from this period. This resource also includes a separate activity that allows the teacher to conduct a class test.

Historical figures of Tudor times: glossary games
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A set of glossary games to help make sure you know the historical figures from the Tudor period.

Causes & effects of the break with Rome
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A classification (or sorting) exercise to get your class talking about the causes and effects of Henry's break with Rome.

Medieval

Castles and medieval weapons : glossary games
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A compendium of on-line games to ensure you know the key-terms and their definitions: jigsaw puzzle, cloud-click quiz, hangman, anagrams and our ever popular froggy-spelling challenge.

1066 - 1485: showreel
1066 - 1485: showreel

An animated timeline that runs through some of the main events from this era.

Bare essentials quiz: medieval times
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A quiz to test your knowledge of the vital facts from this period. This resource also includes a separate activity that allows the teacher to conduct a class test.

Cause & effect of the Norman Conquest
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A classification (or sorting) exercise to get your class talking about the causes and effects of this event.

Stone keep castle
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A diagram of a stone keep castle that needs to be labelled.

Concentric castle
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Get familiar with the layout of a concentric castle with this labelling exercise.

Historical figures of the medieval period: glossary games
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A set of glossary games to help make sure you know the historical figures from the medieval period.

A knight's armour
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A labelling exercise which highlights the main parts of a knight's armour.

General resources

Dress a lady

Learn about fashion through the ages with this suite of activities. Choose the correct items from the wardrobe to dress the woman according to her era.

British history picture quiz
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Test your knowledge of the main events of British history during the last 2000 years with this beautiful picture quiz.

Kings and Queens of Britain : balloon pop game
Kings and Queens of Britain : balloon pop game

Pop the balloons lifting the names of real Kings and Queens of Britain but leave the ones that carry made up names float away.

Class scoreboard
Class scoreboard

If you're playing a game or a quiz and you need to keep score for several teams then this is the tool for you. Choose between a number of themes: 'Alien abduction', 'In your face' and 'Snail race'.

Timer
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A new improved timer that now includes a countdown timer as well as a standard timer. Some of the alarm sounds are not for those of sensitive disposition. The time is given in Hours, minutes, seconds and hundredths of a second. Handy for timed tests, exams and activities.

Class minder
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A digital assistant that keeps an eye on your class on those rare occasions when you have to pop out.