Warning

An amber warning is in effect for Storm Malik across the whole of Scotland. In light of the high winds forecasted we advise precaution: check the specific property pages before visiting this weekend and please take care.

Pre-visit resources

Downloadable resources designed around specific workshops to help prepare your pupils for their visit.
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Portrait frame templates for pupils to draw their own mousie before the Tim’rous Beasties workshop.

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An activity pack to help nursery teachers prepare for the Tim’rous Beasties workshop

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An activity pack to help teachers prepare for the When Burns was a Bairn workshop

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A Powerpoint that asks pupils to think about what it was like to live on a farm in Burns’s time.

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Teachers’ notes to accompany the above Powerpoint about Life on Burns’s farm

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A worksheet for pupils to complete about what they think Robert Burns had for his dinner!

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An activity pack to help teachers prepare for the Being Burns workshop

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Some worksheets for pupils to complete before attending the Being Burns workshop – they include how to behave in a museum and what they already know about Burns.