The Way to School

The Way to School

This beautiful picture book for young readers is full of stunning photos from around the world showing the the remarkable, and often dangerous, journeys children make every day on their way to and from school.

Your Life, My Life

Your Life, My Life

What makes you jump for joy, or laugh out loud? These 15 short films were filmed in some of the countries Oxfam works in, and they celebrate fun and games. Suitable for ages 5 to 9, they provide a snapshot into other children’s lives and help us all think about our human connections.

Refugee crisis resources

Rayyan 7 years old from Iraq with her luggage in Kara Tepe camp in Lesvos, Greece: refugee crisis Lesvos

Liven up your literacy lessons with gripping stories and colourful activities from ActionAid that show what life is like for many child refugees. Use these resources to build literacy and empathy, and to help your class to answer questions such as: ‘How is life different for child refugees?’ and, ‘if you were a refugee, what would you take?’

Amazon rainforest: complete teaching packages

Amazon rainforest package

These are complete Amazon rainforest packages from ActionAid for Key Stages 1 and 2. You’ll receive worksheets, activities, PowerPoints and rainforest pictures, as well as the chance to introduce your class to the people who live in the Amazon rainforest.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: teaching packages

Brazil. Rio. The statue of Christ the Redeemer, at the peak of Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro.

These are complete Rio de Janeiro, Brazil packages from ActionAid for Key Stages 1 and 2. Includes worksheets, activities, PowerPoints and posters as well as the chance to introduce your class to children who live in Rio de Janeiro.

Refugees at the Rio Olympics

Refugees at the Rio Olympics

The 2016 Olympics in Rio will, for the first time, include a team made up of refugees. ActionAid has developed a set of primary teaching school resources exploring this.

Each Picture Tells a Story

Each Picture Tells a Story

This resource from Oxfam focuses on the lives of young people in Viet Nam and allows learners to use a collection of photographs and the stories behind them as a starting point to deliver a unit of work for the English curriculum.