Breaking The Mould: Gender Stereotypes

The NUT worked for two years with five primary schools to consider how ‘traditional’ gender stereotypes could be challenged in nursery and primary classrooms. The project quickly acquired the name Breaking the Mould.

A day with Musa

This colourful book from CAFOD is aimed at Early Years and Key Stage 1 (ages 4-7). It follows a typical day in the life of Bangladeshi schoolboy Musa. With colourful images, the story looks at the beauty and vibrancy of life in Bangladesh.

Letterbox Library

Letterbox Library is a not-for-profit social enterprise and co-operative that has been running for nearly 30 years and specialises in multicultural and inclusive children’s books. Their books are sourced from a range of UK and overseas publishers and

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