A topic-based online resource that puts literacy and critical thinking at the heart of primary teaching. Each topic starts with a story and then takes a cross-curricular journey exploring the theme using lesson ideas and resources.
These inspiring films and lesson plans tell unique stories, based on true events, about some of the animals caught up the First World War, including a koala, an elephant and a camel!
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.
This British Library exhibition explored literature and music from the great African empires of the Middle Ages to the cultural dynamism of West Africa today. The linked website has a set of teaching activities for Key Stages 2, 3 and 4 (ages 7 to 16).
Little Worm is the humble but intrepid hero of our tale. Feeling downtrodden and without self-confidence, he embarks on an epic quest to ask each of the animals he meets – what is it that makes them feel special..?
A new children’s book from New Internationalist.
An independent publishing company producing quality books for children.
This beautifully illustrated big book tells the story of Lily, a young girl who wonders where her food comes from. In order to find out, she decides to organise a picnic made up of local produce. Join Lily on a journey around her local area to gather items for her picnic, discovering local food growers and craftspeople as she goes, and sharing her picnic together with friends.
This film with supporting teaching ideas is produced by the British Council. It helps primary pupils to find out how the provision of school dinners impacts children in rural Nepal by meeting some of the pupils at Sri Sitaram Primary School.
This beautifully illustrated storybook is aimed at children aged 5-9. The godwit is a bird with a long bill that migrates each year from New Zealand/Aotearoa through East Asia and the Pacific to the Alaskan Arctic regions.