Playfully introducing Shakespeare to primary school students, with the help of the playground beasts!

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Using Playground you can introduce children aged 5 – 11 to Shakespeare with our playful activities.

Our range of online interactive resources allows primary school pupils to watch, read, make and play as they connect with Shakespeare’s plays, themes and characters.

Using the links at the bottom of this page, students can learn about Shakespeare’s most famous plays through animations, watch backstage videos, learn fun facts and get creative with a wide range of activities.

An illustration of some animals peeking behind a door

Even though it’s designed for students, Playground is suitable for all ages and can be useful for those completely new to Shakespeare, especially the video sections.


You’ll find our animal friends all around Playground – they’re here to help you explore so keep an eye out for them!