Small World series

This is an excellent series of dual language reading books for pupils at Key Stage 1. They pinpoint different food around the world, different reasons for smiling, different ways of celebrating and different things that people carry around, with phot

Frog series

This is an excellent series of four dual language reading books for pupils at Key Stage 1. They follow the adventures of the central character ‘Frog’ and highlight important values of co-operation and independence through the animation of animal characters.

What am I? series

These are excellent dual language picture flap books for pupils at Key Stage 1. They have colourful pictures with interactive short riddles to highlight different objects and their uses and different animals and their features.

Live Caringly

This set of free resources for the primary RE curriculum from Christian Aid incorporates several challenging and interesting activities. It helps teachers to guide pupils at ages 5 to 7 and 7-11, with activities and lively stories to meet the citizen

Anti-Bias Approaches in the Early Years

A very useful handbook for those working with young children. It begins by explaining what is meant by an anti-bias approach. Then there are some very good suggestions for staff training sessions which explore ways of making all children feel include

W is for World: Around the world ABC

This ’round the world’ alphabet book covers more than 20 countries from Senegal to Nepal. It is an alphabet book of people, cultures and customs. It tells about the homes we live in, the kinds of food we eat, the clothes we wear and the families we live with.

Fat felts & sugar paper

A very useful resource that offers practical classroom activities for enhancing children’s speaking and listening skills. The publication encourages children to explore their own attitudes and values within a global context. It is grounded in the experience of a group of teachers and the children they work with.

Start with a Story

An excellent handbook which suggests ways of using storybooks to explore feelings, experiences and issues with young children. A variety of tried and tested activities are illustrated with a range of stories. Three approaches are exemplified.

Families Pack

This pack tells the stories of Jessica from London, Ciano from the Philippines, Jadranka from Bosnia-Herzegovina and Daouda from Burkina Faso. The children’s stories are accompanied by activities intended to develop children’s self esteem, encourage concern for others and explore difficult issues.