Learn About England: Unit Study Ideas (5 Days of Country Unit Studies) and a FREE Printable Country Study Packet

This post is the second in a 5 Days of Country Unit Studies series. You can find the other country study resources linked below as well as a FREE printable My Country Study packet.

England is one of the European countries that make up the island of Great Britain. It is separated from France on the mainland of Europe by the English Channel. Here are some books, websites and activities you can include in a study of England.

England unit study
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Not for Parents London: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know by Lonely Planet (upper elementary)
This is London by Miroslav Sasek (upper elementary)
Katie in London by James Mayhew (kindergarten and elementary)
James Herriot's Treasury for Children by James Herriot (kindergarten and elementary)
Good Queen Bess by Diane Stanley (elementary)
A Boy Called Dickens by Deborah Hopkinson (early elementary)
B is for Big Ben by Pamela Duncan Edwards (elementary+)
England (Countries Around the World) by Claire Throp (upper elementary)
Not for Parents Great Britain: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know by Lonely Planet (upper elementary)
Pop Up London by Jennie Maizels (elementary)


Read England facts at Pictures of England.com.
TIME for Kids England page
Science Kids- England facts page
Learn About England page from Scholastic
National Geographic Kids United Kingdom page
BBC History for Kids page (This page has been archived, but there is some great information about the history of England and the other parts of Great Britain.)

Activities, Games, and Other Hands-on Ideas

Make an English telephone box with instructions from Activity Village.
Make wooden clothespin guards like the ones around the palace in London with instructions from The Crafty Crow.
Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas has some great ideas for UK themed foods.
Learn to draw English symbols with these pages from Activity Village.
Listen to the British national anthem on this YouTube video.
Homeschool Share has a great FREE England lap book study.
Royal Baloo also has a FREE printable United Kingdom packet.

Don't forget to download your FREE My Country Study Packet here.

Free country unit study printable

Find the other Five Day Country Study Resources here:


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