Activity sheets and posters

Discover the world of the RNLI and explore how to stay safe near the water with our free posters and activity sheets.
An RNLI Education presentation at Moulsecombe Primary School, Brighton

Photo: RNLI

Our free activities will help you inspire your pupils to discover a world of lifeboats, volunteers, action and courage. Download what you need below.

  • RNLI timeline poster

    Ages: 3-11, 11-18

    Subject: History, Citizenship


    Description: A timeline poster showing the entire history and heritage of the RNLI and our lifesaving work at sea. 

    RNLI timeline poster 
  • Beach signs

    Ages: 3-11, 11-18

    Subject: PHSE, Citizenship


    Description: Create your own beach safety sign with the cut-out symbols and meanings.

    Beach signs
  • RNLI Spot the dangers at sea poster

    Ages: 3-11, 11-18

    Subject: No specific subject; for general RNLI interest.


    Description: Learn about risks and water safety at sea with some fun A4 posters to print or project to your class.

    Spot the dangers (sea)
  • Spot the dangers - river
    Ages: 3-11, 11-18
    Subject: No specific subject; for general RNLI interest.

    Description: Learn about risks and water safety at sea with some fun A4 posters to print or project to your class.
    Spot the dangers (river)
  • Learn how to have fun and stay safe at the beach with our Spot the dangers teaching pack
    Ages: 3-11, 11-18
    Subject: No specific subject; for general RNLI interest.

    Description: Learn about risks and water safety at sea with some fun A4 posters to print or project to your class.
    Spot the dangers (beach)
  • RNLI Safe poster

    Ages: 3-11,11-18

    Subject: PHSE


    Description: A poster with the RNLI's four key SAFE messages to help young people stay SAFE and alert to the dangers of the water.

    RNLI SAFE poster