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Bring Maya to life with Espresso

Discover the fascinating culture of the Maya

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Bring Maya to life with Espresso

Discover the fascinating culture of the Maya

Level up your Maya Lessons

History is more than learning about the past. It challenges children to think critically and ask questions. It teaches them about change. It inspires curiosity. 

Espresso holds an array of lesson presentations, activities, informative videos and extensive image galleries to support your history planning and engage your pupils as they investigate the curious Maya civilisation. 

Level up your Maya Lessons

History is more than learning about the past. It challenges children to think critically and ask questions. It teaches them about change. It inspires curiosity. 

Espresso holds an array of lesson presentations, activities, informative videos and extensive image galleries to support your history planning and engage your pupils as they investigate the curious Maya civilisation. 

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Our free trials are the perfect way to see what Espresso has to offer you and your school! It takes less than 2 minutes to complete the form and get your logins through. 

Popular Maya Resources

Here’s a snippet of what you’ll get access to with an Espresso subscription to level up your Maya content!

Video

Maya Culture

A look at the artistic and scientific achievements of the ancient Maya, including the base 20 number system and Maya

PDF Activity

Maya Ball Game

How to play a ball game in the style of the ancient Maya.

Activity

Maya Numbers Snap

Children can play snap with the Maya numbers 0-20.

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The videos are a good starting point for introducing new rules or concepts. I sometimes think that they explain things better than I can!”

Jenny, Teacher Alehousewells Primary School

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The key to keeping children engaged and interested is to show them how their learning is relevant today. Our ‘History in the News’ section supports you in creating cross-curricular learning experiences from a variety of age-appropriate news stories.

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With videos, poetry, printable resources and music to name a few, Espresso has a plethora of interactive resources to really immerse children in history! From the ‘Jolly Sailor’s Hornpipe’ to a whistling firework, we’re bringing the real-world into the classroom.

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History can be a bit of a minefield, but Espresso has carefully curated a ‘Teacher area’ for each topic. From objectives and assessments to writing opportunities and key vocabulary, they’re here to help you use resources in the most effective and engaging way for you and your class.

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History can feel like a bit of a minefield, but Espresso has a carefully curated ‘Teacher Area’ complete with detailed teacher notes for each topic. From objectives and assessments, to writing opportunities and key vocabulary, they’re here to help you use resources in the most effective and engaging way for you and your class. 

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You’ll never have to trawl the internet again looking for accurate images to show your class. Whether it’s looking at the Maya codex or studying a range of intriguing ancient Maya sculptures, Espresso has everything you need to elevate your lessons, in one place. 

Explore the Past with Your Class