Explore what life was like during the Bronze Age in Ireland using these curriculum-linked activity sheets in the classroom.
Use the 'Summer Sun Discs' activity sheet to find out about these gold objects made during the Bronze Age in Ireland and decorate your own in the classroom. Find out more about life in Bronze Age Ireland using the Bronze Age wordsearch and see if you can find all the words.
Activity at a glanceLevel: 3rd to 6th Class
Format: Printable activity sheet to be used in the classroom
Duration: Each activity can take 30-45 minutes
Availability: Online – please click link below to download PDF of activity
Summer Sun Discs
Discover more about gold Sun Discs dating to the Bronze Age.
The Bronze Age Wordsearch
Learn more about the Bronze Age in Ireland and see if you can find all of the words.
SESE HistoryWorking as an Historian
Time and Chronology / Using Evidence / Change and Continuity / Cause and Effect / Synthesis and Communications / Empathy
Stories from the lives of the people in the past
Early Peoples and Ancient Societies
Stone Age peoples / Bronze Age peoples
Continuity and Change Over Time
Communications / Literature, Arts, Crafts, and Culture
Other Curriculum Links
A Sense of Place and Space / Maps, Globes, and Graphical Skills / Human Environments
Living Things / Materials / Environmental Awareness and Care
Concepts / Drawing
Gain a greater understanding of the lives and society of people in the Bronze Age in Ireland.
Find out what archaeology and artefacts can tell us about how people lived in Ireland during the Bronze Age.
Learn more about the gold artefacts people made and used in the Bronze Age, and what they tell us about their religion and beliefs.