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177 completely free lesson resources

Writing an African Fable

Writing an African Fable

Folktales and Fables 2

This KS1, 2 and 3 resource can be be used alongside our African Folktales and Fables, and engages your pupils with creating their own fable. It is a great literacy resource that really gets the creative juices flowing. 

 

A Cow for Christmas

A Cow for Christmas

Lessons from Africa

Find out how a cow can change a families life by reading Nasimu's case study. By raising £650 this Christmas your school can help more families like Nasimu's lift themselves out of poverty for good. For lots more Christmas resources and fundraising ideas, visit our School's Christmas page.

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Children's toys and games (21 images)

Children's toys and games (21 images)


Make a plastic bag football

Make a plastic bag football

Plastic bag football

These sheets and video give step-by-step instructions to help your pupils make these ‘recycled’ plastic bag footballs - just like thousands of children in African countries. It’s a great activity for Africa Cup of Nations, links well with recycling project and can be used to discuss the uses of waste materials in the UK - plastic bag footballs are also a really fun thing to do with your class!

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Cow herder game

Cow herder game

Lessons from Africa

Make your own colourful version of this traditional Sudanese cow herder’s game. It can bring the Global Dimension into Art and is easy to make and fun to play! This game is also played in Lesotho.


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5 a day African style

5 a day African style

Five a day in Africa - Lesotho

These two lessons fulfill the curriculum requirement to teach about food groups through reference to the story of a four year old boy from Lesotho called Mpho who grows food in a Keyhole Garden. They are part global Citizenship and part Science and encourage children to think about healthy eating and specifically the goal of eating five portions of fruit and vegetables a day - fitting into QCA - Teeth and eating and other areas in Science. For more information for Welsh schools wanting to partner with a Lesothan school, visit the Dolen Cymru website.

African folktales and fables

African folktales and fables

African folktales

These African folktales and stories from various countries are a joy to read and reveal a great deal about aspects of the culture where they originate from. They can be used in Literacy lessons to highlight writing styles and narrative forms, as well as to teach about diversity and other cultures.

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