Where do we live? Community


A participatory activity exploring the local, national and global scales of where we live, based on the Geoscapes activity.

KS2 | 15 Mins | Teacher led



Using the popular Britkid website, this activity focuses on the different views that we may each have of where we live, and the relationship between identity and place.

KS2 | 30 Mins | Individual

A fun and participatory activity that allows learners to discover the connections between themselves.

KS2 | 60 Mins | Group

An activity that uses the ‘message in a bottle’ metaphor to engage learners in thinking about what their place means to them.

KS2 | 60 Mins | Individual

Using stories to help learners explore the way people think and feel about where they live.

KS2/3 | 30 Mins | Teacher led

Starter activity using Google Images (or Google Earth) to see our place (the local) from a global perspective.

KS2/3 | 60 Mins | Group

A collaborative activity that gets learners to create a postcard from where they live for sharing with a link partner.

KS1 | 30 Mins | Group

Using images taken by learners to explore how we see where we live.

KS2 | 60 Mins | Individual

Starter activity to explore where place names come from, and what meaning might be contained within a place name.

KS2 | 15 Mins | Group

Short individual activity that gets learners to think about the places that are important to them. Contributes to their understanding of multiple identities.

KS2 | 60 Mins | Individual

A simple mapping activity that encourages learners to think about the places that determine who we are.

KS2 | 60 Mins | Group