Fireworks can be spectacular, decorating the night sky with colour and sound, but they can also dangerous. Use this collection to help explain the dangers of handling fireworks while bringing a little bit of history and celebration into the mix (with the aid of a certain Mr Fawkes!).
- Loaded with fun facts and rich history, the story of the Gunpowder Plot will stick long in the mind with this presentation.
- Create posters to ensure the Firework Safety Code isn’t taken lightly by children and adults alike.
- The dangers of fireworks and the damage they can cause are displayed to great effect with these photos and safety campaign adverts.
- Fireworks can invoke terror, joy, fear and wonder in equal measure, but what kind of poetry can they inspire? This in-depth lesson aims to find out.
- Prepare props aplenty to go with this script and share the history of fireworks and Bonfire Night with the rest of the school.
- Katy Perry lit her own fireworks with this song full of poetic devices for your pupils to use as inspiration to create their own similar poem or song.
- This is a comprehensive plan for activities centred around Bonfire Night for young pupils.
- Turn the night sky into a canvas ready to be filled with fireworks and colour – a landscape worthy of Bonfire Night.
- The story of Guy Fawkes and his fellow plotters’ failed attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament – minus some of the more gory details.
- A brief history of the Gunpowder Plot along with the key points to remember when fireworks are in the vicinity.
- How does a firework go from being all wrapped up to an explosion of colour and sound? All is explained in this BBC Class Clips video.
- How well your students know the Gunpowder Plot will determine how well they do in this fun quiz.
- Streams and streams of firework pictures complete with sound will set off your fireworks topic or lesson.
- Ten fat sausages become 10 sparkling fireworks in this number rhyme song for the younger singer.
- Bring out the inner Picasso in your pupils using real artwork on fireworks to spark discussion and inspire artistic ideas.
- The Gunpowder Plot has been muddled up and history must be put back into order using these sequence cards.
- A movement song designed to get your pupils singing and creating the sounds and actions of Bonfire Night and fireworks exploding in the night sky.