Make a recycled plastic bag football

Make a 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.

Learn an African song in the Teso language

Learn an African song

A great, fun song to learn for an assembly, this children’s song from the Teso people of Uganda is sung to warn young people against stealing grain or groundnuts (peanuts) from the granary.

African folktales and fables

African folktales and fables

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

Mini ‘tastes’ of East African foods

Mini tastes of East African food

This simple food topic starter introduces pupils to some new foods/crops and helps them think about what can be grown in other countries and how these crops might be grown and harvested.

RISC Resource Bank

RISC’s interactive Resource Bank supports the effective delivery of Global Citizenship across the curriculum. Choose from thousands of photos and artefacts from many different countries, plus teaching packs and books along with schemes of work and

African Walk on Wednesday – Walk to School

African Walk to School

This Walk on Wednesday, why not do something different to motivate your pupils and help them be healthy and learn about Africa while they walk? You’ll be joining in with the thousands of children across Africa who walk to school every day.

Harvest pumpkin soup lesson and recipe

This practical lesson will help pupils to think about harvest in the UK and African countries through making a tasty soup and looking at the ingredients in a sorting activity.

Make a toy car, re-use a plastic bottle African style

This short video shows how ‘waste’ can be re-used and made into toys like this plastic bottle car. It is typical for young boys like Dennis from Uganda to make their own toys out of recycled materials such as bottles, tyres and plastic bags as there often is little money to buy them