Resources for Shakespeare Week

Did you know it’s Shakespeare Week, a national annual celebration designed to introduce primary school children to Shakespeare’s life, work and times in a fun way? The official Shakespeare Week site, coordinated by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, has free downloadable resources for educators.

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We particularly like the ‘Dressing the Rich in Tudor Times’ printable which features ten different Tudor costumes.

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The fabulous DK findout! also has great free content where you can explore Shakespeare’s theatre and learn about his plays and poems. This is ideally suited to 9 – 11 year olds and is beautifully illustrated with hotspots where children can find additional information. If you haven’t explored DKfindout! yet we recommend you do; it’s one of our favourite primary websites!

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