A brief history of writing: British Museum video guide for kids

By Rachel Hayward | 24 February 2011
Screenshot showing a giant letter H painted into a garage and is an image that features in the British Museum Young explorers video A brief history of writing
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This British Museum Young explorers' fun video guide, A brief history of writing, is a great way to introduce KS2 learners to writing from the past - particularly if they're studying the Ancient Egyptians or Romans.

Click on the link to our kids' site, Show Me, for a child-friendly write-up of the video, called A brief history of writing: fun British Museum video, which you can put on the whiteboard or computer in class.
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