Explore some of our best learning resources and activities for all ages from the comfort of your home.
What do you want to do today?
- Write a story inspired by our collections
- Download Cutty Sark learning resources
- Delve into the symbolism of the Armada Portrait
- Play a game inspired by the Armada Portrait
- Make a film about yourself
- Write your own spoken word poem
- Enter a coding competition
Our Stories from the Sea resources were developed with writers and teachers and are suitable for children aged 3-11 years.
You’ll find films, activities, resources and useful links - everything you need to create your own adventure story.
Our Cutty Sark Learning resources are designed with the help of teachers for primary school children. Activities include:
- Writing a letter from ship to shore
- Keeping a ship’s log
- Designing your own figurehead
- Practical science activities based on what makes the ship go.
Watch expert films and discover the meanings behind mermaids, ruffs and pelicans.
What symbols would you include in your own portrait?
Cut up the cards and learn more about Queen Elizabeth I.
Watch three films sharing local stories and using the National Maritime Museum and June Givanni Pan African Archives to explore ethnicity, identity and migration.
Each film has been produced and edited by local Young Volunteer Filmmakers aged 15-19 years old.
These are their stories, what are yours?
Black history through art
Poet Tatianna Ellis performs her powerful piece inspired by the biography of Olaudah Equiano - African, slave, author, abolitionist.
Learn what spoken word is and in three simple steps you can create your own.
Think you can do better? Have a go!
If you're missing our Coder Dojo sessions you can still get creative from home, and enter our competition, inspired by the Maiden.
Other sites and topics
Journey into space
Discover learning resources and activities from the astronomy education team at the Royal Observatory.