Face Facts: Children's activity

Leonardo da Vinci used and recorded a number of rules to help him when drawing the head and face. Many of these rules involved the observation of certain features of the face and their measurements between each other. These observations now provide ... Read more about Face Facts: Children's activity

Family Garden Trail at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Explore the historic garden and search the giant lawns and woodland paths for local wildlife in this children's activity trail. ... Read more about Family Garden Trail at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Henry VIII, After Hans Holbein the Younger, c1560-80

Film - David Starkey and Jennifer Scott discuss the Royal Portrait

David Starkey, one of Britain's finest historians joined Royal Collection curator Jennifer Scott to discuss the fascinating subject of royal portraiture from Holbein to Mario Testino.

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First Georgians Interactive game.

Imagine you are a visiting a Georgian Coffee House hundreds of years ago. What conversations do you think you would overhear?  Come in and have a listen to the gossip around town by clicking on the screen below (this opens the resource in a new ... Read more about First Georgians Interactive game.

France and Marianne, two dolls in Queen Mary's Dolls' House

France & Marianne

France and Marianne live at Windsor Castle. They were a gift to Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose from the children of France in 1938. They have 360 items of clothing and a toy car each. Now you have a chance to put together an outfit from their ... Read more about France & Marianne

Have a Heart: Leonardo da Vinci activity

Have a Heart: Explore the human heart in an activity for everyone. ... Read more about Have a Heart: Leonardo da Vinci activity

Heart of the Great Alone images: teacher information sheet

Download this document to provide you with useful tips and ideas on using some of these iconic exhibition images within your classroom teaching activities. ... Read more about Heart of the Great Alone images: teacher information sheet

View of Holyrood Abbey ruins from the garden

Holyrood Abbey Family Trail

Holyrood Abbey is nearly 900 years old.  Complete fun activities as you explore this medieval building and find out about the people who once lived here. ... Read more about Holyrood Abbey Family Trail

In the footsteps of medieval kings

A 16 page student workbook, developed to support our learning sessions, that can also be used as a self guided resource. ... Read more about In the footsteps of medieval kings

King of the Castle: Children's activity

Why did Henry VIII spend so much time at Windsor Castle? What sports and activities did the King like to do when he was here? Find out by playing the

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