Infant History: Florence Nightingale

This beautifully illustrated, fully narrated talking book takes children back in time to discover why we remember Florence Nightingale. With multiple reading levels, a glossary that is present whenever new vocabulary is introduced and a fully-functional index feature, this title is suitable for all abilities.

With Infant History: Florence Nightingale, you can follow the story of her life from her early years, through her work during the Crimean War, to her work later in life.

Many activities are included that allow children to discuss and compare images of the past and present, consider Florence's reasoning for her actions, study Longfellow’s poem and much more. With numerous individual and group activities and an extras section featuring a notepad, writing activities and even a tool for children to create their own medal!

For the teacher, the product features numerous printable worksheets for use away from the computer, very extensive configuration options that adapt the book to any number of possible settings, and printable teaching notes.

Key features:

  • Printable activity sheets included on the CD help to make this an engaging resource.
  • Features a fully narrated story with 3 levels for different abilities.
  • Interesting activities, timelines, word searches and a quiz to help reinforce learning.
  • The narrated story also features text highlighting and an auto-read option.



Key stage(s):



5 - 7 years

Single user:£35.00
3 user:£52.50
5 user:£70.00
10 user:£105.00
20 user:£140.00
Site licence:£210.00
all prices include media
To purchase, choose your licence type and click buy. Remember, we can invoice UK schools even if you order online.

System requirements

PC: Pentium II 500mhz processor or greater, Microsoft Windows 98, 2000, XP or Vista, 128mb RAM, 16 bit colour.
Mac: Power Mac G3 400mhz processor or greater, OS X (up to 10.4), 128mb RAM, 16 bit colour.

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Screen shots

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The main menu provides access to the four main areas of the program. You can also access the settings and resources area.
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The fully narrated story feature three differentiated reading levels. Words can also be highlighted as they are read, karoake-style.
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A selection of activities based around the Florence Nightingale story are featured in the title.
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The timeline activity allows the player to order the events in Florence's life correctly. The pieces can be shown with or without dates!
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A selection of whiteboard-specific activities based around the Florence Nightingale story are featured in the title.
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One of the whiteboard screens allows you to listen to a poem and move the words - This activity to be used for many purposes.
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The glossary provides a description of all the difficult words used throughout the program - Also great for Literacy use!
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Quickly skip to any section of the book using the index - Another feature that's great for Literacy.
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