Kids

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, or choose our colouring sheets and create your own!

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. 

  • 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. Make a model tudor house, become a knight with a sword and shield, design a Roman mosaic, plus much more.

  • 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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