List of websites to support Social Studies online

Website Link Description 
Kids Discover Online Free if schools close Online library of social studies learning materials. 
Newsround Daily news stories for children and young people. 
National Geographic Kids Activities and quizzes for younger learners, with topics including history and geography. 
World Geography Games Fun Geography games. 
YouTube Videos National Geographic Kids – 7gTKU7-tpg Lots of videos about our world.  BBC Teach – 2DqG7ttg/playlists?view=50&sort=dd&shelf_id=6 Have playlists to support primary Geography and History.  Kids Learning Tube – uyj_aLDh-2kBnF4aiUGFVZh Videos to support learning about countries around the world.  Horrible Histories Channel – wxXp3oPAtvg The Horrible Histories channel has some funny videos and entertaining songs that learners can use to learn about different periods from history. Use to support social studies learning. 
BBC History for Kids Explore history through a range of fun games and activities. 
Virtual Tours voyager/ house of-china 1259200 annex/ 360-virtual-reality-tour/ 
Encourage your learners to take a “virtual tour” to learn more about our world. 
Mr T Does History – Home Learning Packs History home learning activities. All evidence can be gathered by speaking to family members (including through phone / 
CBeebies Go Jetters jetters The Go Jetters are adventure- seeking superheroes who explore places around the world. Twinkl 
have support resources for Go Jetters. 
CBeebies Where in the World world Make new friends and discover new places with “Where in the World?” series. 
BBC History resources Resources to support learn about 
British and World history. 
Map Zone Map skills website by Ordnance 
Google Earth The world’s most detailed globe! Encourage children to find out more about our world through this digital tool. 
BBC Travel with Barnaby Bear BBC series with Barnaby Bear exploring places around the world. 
Kids World Travel Guide A travel guide to countries of the 
world for children. 
Flags of the world game 
Flags of the world game 
Scottish European Educational 
Trust Resources to support learning 
about Europe and the EU. This can be used for a head start for 
preparing your next Euroquiz team! 
Europa Learning Corner Games Games to support learning more about the history, geography and culture of Europe. 
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