Welcome to Mysteries in Time, your ultimate KS2 History resource. Our award-winning history book and magazine resources are designed to bring the past to life and inspire young minds to explore and learn about history in a fun and engaging way.
We believe that history should be taught in a way that inspires children to learn and engage with the subject. That’s why our resources are designed to be interactive, informative and enjoyable.
With Mysteries in Time, KS2 pupils can explore the fascinating world of history through a series of engaging stories and fascinating facts alongside fun activities and puzzles. Every magazine is packed with vivid illustrations and informative content that will spark their imagination and make learning fun.
Engage children’s interest from the very start as your Time Machine box arrives. Designed to look like the Time Machine in the story, your class can be involved in the start of the historical journey as they imagine where in history it could take them.
Introduce the era by looking at the timeline and world map, then dive in with the fictional time-travelling adventure story that introduces the historical era in a fun, immersive way.
Explore the historical concepts and facts that are introduced in the story by reading the relevant section of the supporting history magazine. Cement the learning with the fun activities inside – they will be experts before they even realise they are learning!
From decoding hieroglyphics to making a wartime recipe using rationed ingredients, there are many ways to incorporate Mysteries in Time to create outstanding and inspirational lessons.
Spark the imagination of your class and watch them be inspired to learn more about the past, while improving key literacy skills to make this a cross-curricular learning experience.
Turn the bookmark over for a focused timeline of the era – a visual representation of which events came first to help cement the learning.
Build chronological understanding of how world history fits together as you add your timeline sticker at the start of each topic.
Discover how the world, its civilisations and cultures are connected as you locate the modern-day country on the world map and add the map sticker.
Find your map sticker and timeline sticker here to build your interactive timeline as you discover the fascinating stories that have shaped our world.
“As a teacher I used the Mysteries in Time series with my student and felt that it contributed fantastically and was presented in an interesting format for the younger student (9-12 years old). It can also be used as a precursor to build on further within the curriculum.“
“As a history teacher myself, I was very impressed at how key features of the periods visited were incorporated into age-appropriate plots.“
Absolutely! We have 12 fascinating topics to choose from, all of which will be aligned to the UK KS2 History Curriculum. Choose the topic, then the pack size, then place the order.
No! Order each Classroom Pack that you need. There will be no further commitment after this, but we hope to see you again!
Start exploring the world of history with Mysteries in Time today. Mysteries in Time is the perfect resource to build fascinating and engaging KS2 History lessons. Order now and watch your students’ passion for history come to life!