Make a recycled plastic bag football

African footballs are a fun way to learn about the continent

Make a plastic bag football
Early Years: ages 3-5KS1: ages 5-7KS2: ages 7-11KS3: ages 11-14WebsiteFilm

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. Use the weblink to watch a video of how to make one as well. 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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