Ages 3–6 (Early Years, Foundation and Key Stage 1)

Resources

Age 3-6: Kakiemon elephant

From exploring numbers, colours, shapes and patterns in the many galleries to interactive taught sessions tailored to the national curriculum, the British Museum is a place for discovery for young children.


Visiting the British Museum with the under-5s 
Age 2–4 (Early Years)

Visiting the British Museum with Early Years and Foundation Stage 
Age 3–5 (EYFS)

Visiting the British Museum with Key Stage 1 
Age 6–7 (Key Stage 1)

Maths: 2D shape 
Age 5–7 (Foundation & KS1)

Maths: colour 
Age 5–7 (Foundation & KS1)

Maths: pattern 
Age 5–7 (Foundation & KS1)

Sessions

School session

Storytelling for young writers

EYFS & KS1

This session uses storytelling and object handling to explore African stories.

School session

Museum maths

EYFS & KS1

Use the Museum's African galleries to explore shape, pattern, colour and counting.

School session

Printmaking for young artists

EYFS & KS1

Use the Museum’s Enlightenment gallery to inspire and make a printing tile.

School session

African animals

EYFS & KS1

Young students identify African animals and learn to programme using tablets.

School session

Music of Africa

KS1

Students explore rhythms from different regions of Africa and create their own music.


Books

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