Exploring the world together at home. ThoughtBox believe that all children benefit from spending quality time with those around them, connecting and having conversations about the things that really matter. ThoughtBox have therefore planned a 30 day learning programme for you and your family to explore the world together at home, inquiring into a variety […]
A fully supported climate-crisis curriculum to empower the climate strike generation. Lessons will introduce learning about the cause & effect of climate change, exploring some of the science and relating it to local contexts. Students will understand the impact of climate change on human and non-human communities and engage with the values and emotions that […]
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This resource enables pupils to explore the role of the oceans in our lives and why healthy oceans are so vital to our future. By looking at the impact of plastics pollution on the oceans, pupils will also consider what steps we can all take to safeguard these precious waters for generations to come. This […]
We are constantly asked to keep on washing our hands to avoid infection, but how does this really work? This short video shows an experiment yo can try at home to see the affects of soap against COVID germs. Education for Sharing (E4S) is an action-oriented international education model with the mission of forming better […]
This 4 minute video explains how to play a fun, active game, that teaches young people about preventing the spread of viruses and contagious diseases. Playing this group game with your students is a great way to increase their understanding of how infection spreads, and how to prevent it. This resource supports SDG3: Ensure healthy […]
Catholic Agency For Overseas Development (CAFOD) ‘s 2020 lent resources focus on defending the people of the Amazon and their incredible home, linking this to the climate crisis and to the Christian celebration Lent. These resources contain: Teachers guide 2 x short introductory videos assembly power point assembly script Other campaign specific resources including an […]
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International Women’s Day and Teach Starter’s resources support teachers to encouraged students to actively engage in conversations and experiences that equip them to question stereotypes and bias, and celebrate women’s achievements. Quick and easy, yet informative and reliable classroom resources to help students learn about and explore gender-related issues. Download these incredibly useful resources to […]
The students discuss the distribution of land use patterns in different countries and, at the same time, get into the topic of ratios. The climatic and geographical differences in terms of land use are also addressed. They work with data and get to know advantages and disadvantages of simplification and modelling and question the use […]
A reading list provided by World Book Day of books to help students of all ages develop empathy.
African Activities’ videos guide you through creating art from old magazines and plastic milk bottles. This website also provides resources to teach your students about African culture.
With links to the English, Geography and PSHE curricula, these activities encourage learners aged 7-14 to think critically and widen the scope of the stories they know about other people and cultures, not just on World Book Day but throughout the school year. Useful resources and web links, as well as a suggested book list, […]
Oxfam’s ‘Stand as One’ film and teaching materials inspire students to think about our similarities and what we all need to have a good life. Build empathy with refugees and imagine what it would be like to leave everything behind.
Discover the rich breadth of ways in which learners can engage with the SDGs.
If you made a list of goals to make our world a better place, what would be on it? Ending poverty? Tackling climate change and environmental degradation? Achieving gender equality? What would be your priorities and why?
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of ambitious and urgent goals and targets aimed at changing our world for the better. Packed with practical advice, useful information, cross-curricular activity ideas and inspiring case studies; this guide aims to deepen teachers’ understanding of education about and for the SDGs.
Climate change isn’t a looming crisis – it’s a destructive force affecting millions of lives right now. And the people who have contributed the least to the climate emergency are suffering most. These real-life stories from Malawi and activity ideas support learners aged 9 to 14 to learn and think about the human impact of […]
We all want to live in a place of safety with our loved ones. A place we can call home. But conflict, disaster and poverty has made home a distant memory for millions of people. Use these cross-curricular teaching ideas to support learners to strengthen their enquiry skills, think critically about why some people are […]
The world is experiencing an enormous refugee crisis with 65 million people having been forced to flee their homes. Thousands of people have made terrifying journeys trying to find safety and claim asylum in another country.
Use this quiz to learn more about the current refugee crisis, and understand the difference between refugees and asylum seekers. Encourage empathy with refugees and explore the stories behind the headlines.
Teach your pupils all about Tsunamis, Earthquakes, Hurricanes and Floods with Twinkl’s fantastic array of Extreme Weather activities for KS2 Geography students. Learn how these unpredictable weather features occur with our informative PowerPoints, and test student knowledge with our focused quizzes and reading comprehension activities covering each example of extreme weather. Perfect for physical Geography lessons, these resources will help your KS2 classes comprehend natural weather examples and better understand the world around them, and our wide selection means there is sure to be something to fit every kind of lesson plan imaginable.
Photographs are a valuable tool in global citizenship, helping learners to explore similarities and differences; strengthen questioning, critical thinking and cooperation skills; challenge assumptions and stereotypes; build empathy and develop respect for others. Use this colourful collection of images and accompanying activities to help learners aged 7-14 years to consider the importance of food and […]
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Oxfam Unwrapped gives life changing gifts; whether it’s helping to kick start a business or provide emergency kits in a crisis.
This resource encourages learners to explore the impact of charity gifts, development and the Sustainable Development Goals. They can also get creative by designing a new fundraising initiative.
What will your learners unwrap?
International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on 8 March. It is a day when people around the world come together to recognise the achievements that women and girls have made, as well as call for further action to close the gender gap in terms of education, health, economics and politics.
Use this short and easily-adaptable resource to introduce issues related to gender equality, encourage learners to think critically, and inspire them to take action in their own schools and communities.