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History KS2 | Explorers: Neil Armstrong | BBC Teach

Neil Armstrong's historic voyage to the Moon is explored in this short animated film for primary pupils.This could be used as a starting point for learning a...

History of Neil Armstrong for Kids

Learn about the history of the first astronaut on the moon, Neil Armstrong.

Activity 1 Week Beginning 05.01.21

Write questions that you would like to find out about. Think about the life of Neil Armstrong and how he felt knowing he was going to travel to the Moon. 


Activity 2 Week beginning 11.01.21

Using the powerpoint below and the chronology/timeline link, use the pictures provided or draw your own to create a chronology of his life. Remember the chronology must show the milestone in his life from birth to death. If you need any help, please message me and we can Zoom for a short time to get you started!


Activity 3 Week Beginning 18.01.21:

Find out as much as you possibly can about this historic person! Create your own poster or powerpoint to show off what you have found out about the life of Neil Armstrong. At this point, we don't want to know about the mission to the moon but just about him! Have a look below for some ideas and I have attached some YouTube videos to help you above too!

Activity 4 Week Beginning 25.01.21


IMAGINE IT...........

How would you feel boarding the Apollo 11? What would you take with you?

Activity 5 Week Beginning 01.02.21


Well, you are on board Apollo 11 and everything is going well. You have just landed on the Moon.........

Create a poster to show the world what this looked like:

  • Catchy title
  • What Neil Armstrong said when he first stepped on the moon
  • Date and Time
  • Flag that was placed to show this
  • A picture of the footstep
  • Pictures of who walked on the moon and who stayed behind on board.
  • Any other facts that you would like to add