The Kids Rule! History timeline posters

We've created a series of 12 posters showing the history of England, from prehistory through to the World Wars. Scroll through the images on this page to discover each time period, then download and print the posters to create your own mega timeline of history!

Colour your own Wartime scene

It's the early 1940s, during the Second World War. On the home front, food rationing is in force, the Home Guard is watching out for invasion, and children are evacuated to the countryside. Download this colouring sheet, and bring the scene to life with pencils, pens or paints!

Download your colouring sheet

Read the latest issue of Kids Rule!

Read Kids Rule! magazine online to learn about life in Prehistoric England, discover our Ancient sites and take our quiz see if you know your Neanderthal from your Neolithic!

This is part of the Kids Rule! magazine series following the history of England, designed to help you discover more about the past, through fun facts, illustrated stories, games, puzzles and competitions.

Read The Magazine

More to explore

  • Kids Home

    Learn about England’s history and discover more about everyday life in the past, from the rich and famous to the general population, through fun facts, illustrated stories and games. 

  • Kids Rule! Videos

    Travel back in time with our videos and have fun with history. Watch as we interview Henry VIII, put your Roman knowledge to the test with Rattus Rattus, go on an animated journey through the story of England and more.

  • Things to Make and Do

    For weekends, rainy days and holidays, we’ve collected our best ideas for you to get hands-on and crafty with history.

  • Tasty Historical Makes and Bakes

    Serve up a slice of history with these delicious recipes from the past.  Whip up a batch of Mrs Crocombe's favourite Queen Drop Biscuits, bake a medieval pie, watch our interview with a Tudor cook and more.

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