Welcome to the German resources page - providing new ideas and materials for primary teachers

These resources have been chosen by members of the DfE Expert Panel and members of the ALL Primary Special Interest group as ones that have been used in their own schools. They include a variety of commercial as well as non-commercial resources, publications, free websites and online materials for developing cultural awareness.

ALL does not recommend or endorse particular resources.

German cultural information and resources

Goethe Institut

Website for the German cultural institute in the UK with information about German arts, society, music, fashion and popular culture.

Voyage Christmas

From the UK-German Connection, includes recipes for 'Lebkuchenhaus' and 'Herrenplätzchen', Christmas vocabulary and carols, and an animated advent calendar.

Navidad Digital

Spanish, Italian and German Christmas carols!

English - German language sites for teaching German

Take 10

Take 10 provides opportunities for children to practise their German whilst taking part in daily exercise.

Northern Ireland Curriculum

Three topic-based resources to support primary German.

Voyage Kids

From the UK-German Connection, includes games, quizzes, songs, stories and crafts. Switch between English and German language of operation.

German – English language sites for teaching German


Interactive colouring website good for German colour vocabulary

Die Sendung mit der Maus

Interactive site from German broadcaster WDR with games, crafts, recipes, reviews and more.

German with Felix und Franzi

Website provided by the Goethe Institut for teaching German at KS2, featuring Felix, the frog and Franzi, the duck.


German children’s site with stories, information and audio on just about everything; trees, space, animals, history, computers, buildings etc.


Suitable for older children with games, recipes, crafts, factual information and quizzes.


Children’s site from the Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz with information and games about classical music and instruments.


Interactive website from the BP group with games, animations, opinion polls, quizzes and Cyber DJ music maker.


Access to websites from German TV and radio stations organised by age.


Children’s radio with games and puzzles from German broadcaster WDR.

Kinder newsletter

A monthly newsletter with articles, games cartoons and puzzles.


Games, songs, rhymes, colouring and more.

Voyage Kids

Website from the UK-German Connection, includes games, quizzes, songs, stories and crafts. Switch between English and German language of operation.


Search for schools in Germany by region and type and visit their websites.


A website with videos and audio recordings for older children by German broadcaster ZDF.


A web magazine with stories, games, jokes, poems, songs and crafts.

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