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Online Activities and Resources

Our fun and creative resources can be used to support a visit to one of our sites or as a stand alone classroom activity.

There are a wide range of things to do, from videos and worksheets created by our professional Museum Educators, to inspirational artist-designed creative activities.

You’ll also find collections of resources to support teaching specific topics and themes, from prehistory to LGBTQ+ awareness.

Developed for schools, these resources can also be used by families and home educators.

Activities and Resources

Creative Activities and Resources

Activities and Resources Collections

Click on the links below to explore our collections of activities and resources organised by topic.

Activities and Resources by Venue

The Earth Museum Maps and Resources

The Earth Museum aims to inspire the next generation of digital global citizens with life skills that help us to understand and look after our planet better. Their work blends local and global heritage connections with UN Sustainable Development Goals and world citizen voices to create entertaining place-based digital learning experiences.

The Museums and Schools partnership has commissioned a series of maps and teaching resources to help you explore the rich cultural heritage of the Island. Designed for KS2 and KS3 History, Geography, Science, Technology and Citizenship curriculum subjects, topics currently available are:

Out on an Island: LGBTQ+ Awareness Resources

Out on An Island was the first ever project dedicated to local LGBTQ+ oral history on the Isle of Wight, resulting in a collection of oral history recordings, exhibition and book.

Museums and Schools have commissioned the project organisers, StoneCrabs Theatre, to create a number of resources for schools including an educator’s introductory guide to LGBTQ+ inclusion and a series of bite-size videos about some fascinating LGTBQ+ historic figures with Island connections:

You can also explore a collection of local LGBTQ+ oral histories with accompanying curriculum links:

Oral Histories

School child interviewing an older man

What is oral history and why do we do it? Discover more in these guides written by local oral history specialist Lisa Kerley.

Isle of Wight Transport in the Past

A resource designed to support teaching the primary history curriculum using oral histories, exploring the theme of Transport in the Past by using photos, films and oral histories from the Island’s past.

old photograph of a man fixing a lobster pot

You can also explore some other recent Isle of Wight Oral History projects on these websites: