Learning from Home – Exploring Heritage

There are a range of online learning resources available to help you discover heritage from home and to get creative too! Please be aware that you may not be able to carry out all of the activities at the moment, but there are plenty of things to do close to home in the meantime.

The list is growing daily, so why not follow the organisations listed on Facebook or Twitter and keep up to date with new resources as they become available.

BBC Hands on History – A range of learning resources to discover history and heritage – http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/handsonhistory/

Cadw Wales – Putting the story in our history – Lots of history learning resources not all specific to Wales – https://cadw.gov.wales/learn

Cornish Memory – an online audio-visual archive of Cornish history, culture and life – http://azook.org.uk/services/cornishmemory-com/

Cornwall For Ever! – A new way to explore Cornwall, discover extraordinary people, fascinating places, dramatic history and the special events in the Cornish year – https://www.cornwallforever.co.uk/

Cornwall Heritage Trust – Education/Learning resources -https://www.cornwallheritagetrust.org/education/teachers/

English Heritage – online learning resources – https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/learn/

English Heritage – YouTube channel – Lots of historic recipes to try, learning resources and virtual visits to English Heritage properties – https://www.youtube.com/user/EnglishHeritageFilm/videos

Kresen Kernow – Children and Mining learning resource – https://kresenkernow.org/learning/schools-colleges-universities/primary-schools-2/mining/

Mazed Tales – Traditional Tales from East Cornwall – http://mazedtales.org

Museum of English Rural Life – Resources that can be adapted for use without visiting the museum (but may inspire you to in the future!) -https://merl.reading.ac.uk/learn/schools-and-colleges/school-resources/

National Lottery Heritage Fund – Heritage from Home -https://www.heritagefund.org.uk/stories/how-enjoy-heritage-home

National Trust Monumental Building Challenge – the event has now finished but a great fun activity to do at home. Why not try and recreate the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site? -https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/the-monumental-building-challenge

Sense of Place – including units on Market Gardening and Mining in the Tamar Valley – http://www.sense-of-place.co.uk/preview/index.php

Storylines – Stories from the fieldhttps://www.storylines.org.uk/resources/

Wheal Martyn Clay Works activities at home – industrial heritage themed activities not too far from the Tamar Valley! – https://www.wheal-martyn.com/activities-at-home

Young Archaeologists’ Club – Things to do section – https://www.yac-uk.org/things-to-do