Guy Fawkes is the name we associate the most with the Gunpowder Plot, but there were many other men involved too.
Use our gunpowder plotters poster to teach the kids about the men involved in the Gunpowder Plot - most of us have heard about Guy Fawkes and maybe Robert Catesby, but do they know the names of some of the others who were involved? Which part did each of them play in the plot?
This colouring page is ideal for older kids learning about the gunpowder plotters and the origins of Bonfire night. Colour in the pictures of the men involved in the Gunpowder plot, and maybe try to learn their names too?
Children can use our James 1 story paper to write down what they know about the first Stuart monarch, or perhaps to retell the story of the Gunpowder Plot. There's a detailed portrait of the King to colour in, and we have lined or handwriting versions to choose from below.
Our James 1 portrait colouring page has a splendid gold gilded frame, so once the kids have coloured in the picture of the first Stuart monarch it will be perfect for a Royal display!
This colouring page features a detailed portrait of King James 1 sat in his robes, ideal for older kids to colour in. Perfect for topic work on British Kings and Queens...
Guy Fawkes looks deep in thought on this colouring page, maybe thinking about how he and his fellow conspirators will carry out the Gunpowder Plot?
Use our Guy Fawkes story paper to record some facts about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot, or maybe to tell the story from the point of view of Guy Fawkes himself? We have two versions to choose from below, with lines or handwriting lines.
Kids can use this story paper to write what they know about the Gunpowder Plot, or maybe they can imagine that they are Guy Fawkes or Robert Catesby and tell the story from their point of view? We have lined or handwriting versions available below.
Guy Fawkes was arrested in the basement beneath the House of Lords on November 5th, the day he was about to light the gunpowder!
This rangoli is a simple but striking design. The white elements of the design are made with dessicated coconut, which just shows what a little creativity can do!
In some areas of India, rangoli are made only with white powder, relying on their design for impact. This lovely design certainly has impact! The powder lines are made by dropping the powder through the fingers in a sort of pinching movement.
This rangoli design has been layed out and outlined with traditional white rangoli powder, filled with coloured powders - in some areas piled high for texture. In the centre sits a beautiful oil lamp, ready to be lit.
Not all rangoli are in simple rounded shapes. This one is a striking rangoli design in the shape of Ganesh or Ganesha, the elephant god. It is made of traditional rangoli powders in pretty, striking colours.
This is just one of a series of photographic posters of beautiful rangoli designs. This one is a traditional circular, radiating design made of colourful flower petals. Imagine how lovely it must smell!
This poster shows a traditional way to welcome visitors and family - and the goddess Lakshmi of good fortune - into the home at Diwali. It shows a pretty rangoli design on the floor and an arrangement of lit diya oil lamps.
This poster shows a huge pile of simple clay diya, waiting to be laid out around the entrance of the home and in the windows to bring welcome and light during the Hindu festival of light, Diwali.
A silver tray filled with simple oil lamps creates a stunning display for Diwali, lighting up the area to welcome in the goddess Laskshmi. This is a lovely poster for display at Diwali, or to use as a discussion topic.
This pretty painted diya is in traditional, bright Indian colours with a traditional design. It's ready to be filled with oil and lit for the Diwali festivities.
This lovely rangoli is made out of beautiful flower petals in vibrant, jewel colours. What a beautiful way to welcome Lakshmi into the home at Diwali, or bring pleasure to your visitors any time.
This simple photographic poster shows a close-up of a traditional diya, or oil lamp, lit for the Diwali festivities.
This display of traditional Diwali sweets looks so tempting! Who could resist taking some of these home for the celebrations? Use this poster for your Diwali displays or while talking about the Hindu festival.
This street is decorated with all sorts of lovely Diwali lights in beautiful jewel colours. What a vibrant, exciting sight - perfect for this joyful festival of lights. This poster might be useful for Diwali displays, or for putting up on the white board while you are talking about Diwali.
This poster of Diwali lights shows clearly a rangoli or traditional design picked out in pretty, vibrant colours. What an exciting sight!
It is traditional to hange beautiful and exotic lanterns to fill the house inside and out with light at Diwali. Here's an example Diwali lantern.
Here's a fun way for little ones to practise their letters. We've designed this set of images with simple outlines so that you can cut out the images and laminate them, for the kids to trace over with a dry wipe pen. Of course you don't have to ...
Multiplication bump is a two player game that just needs one of our printable boards, 2 dice and 2 colours of counters, one for each player. The rules are simple for kids to learn so you can set this up in the classroom for children to play with a partner, or play at home with your child.
Test spelling and vocabulary by asking the kids to label the spooky Halloween pictures. We have three versions available to suit different ages and abilities: blank, just the first letter, or complete the missing letters.
This list of words just looks like a bunch of Hocus Pocus at the moment - but can the kids unjumble the letters to find the collection of Halloween words?
This fun Halloween word mat is perfect to laminate and place on tables for writing activities. You could also use it as a placemat for your child to use at home, or for a Halloween party!
When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween! Solve the picture clues to complete the grid on our Halloween picture crossword - and we've also included the answers if you need a little more help...
These large Halloween picture flash cards have just the illustration on - test the kids and see if they can write the Halloween words correctly!
These fun Halloween flashcards print four to a page and cover 12 popular Halloween words. Use them at home for Halloween activities, or perhaps use them for games at a Halloween party?
Our large Halloween flashcards print two to a page and there are six pages in the pdf file below. We've used fun and spooky illustrations and the word on each flash card. Perfect for Halloween displays, activities and games.
When a child or an adult gets too stressed - remind them to "just breathe" with this lovely colouring card. You could even print it out, fold it and package it up with a small pack of colouring pencils so that they can colour it in themselves ...
Just breathe - and colour! We all love "mindfulness" colouring pages because they force us to slow down and concentrate on what we are doing. This would be a lovely page for an older child to enjoy in the run up to exams, when they need a bit of breathing space.
Print and colour this lovely "home sweet home" card design. It would make a super house-warming card, or be perfect for a house-proud friend or perhaps even a child going away to college for the first time...
This would be such a lovely colouring page to print out for older children (or adults) who are moving into a new home. We've left a border around the outside to make it easy to frame, and I think the finished page would look lovely hung in the kitchen on display.