This website consists of 100 resources based on objects selected from museums in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and from the British Museum. It has been funded by the DfE to help equip teachers to teach the new history curriculum.
The British Museum has created a set of PowerPoint resources for KS1 which explore colour, pattern and two-dimensional shapes using museum artefacts. They show how ancient cultures used colour, pattern and shape to make sense of the world around them
The British Museum has brought together a range of secondary Art & Design teaching resources that explore items featured in the museum’s collection. There are PDF teachers’ guides to: containers, symbols, celebration, sculpture and textiles.
- Website (free)
These free online resources from the British Museum support the teaching of the history of Africa and the history of the British Empire. They draw on the British Museum’s collection, including illustrations, photographs, textual sources and research.