Bag Gardens – African sustainable mini-garden

Bag gardens

Bag Gardens are a type of African garden that Send a Cow teaches families how to make in Africa. They are also a great way to get your pupils involved in a growing project, learning about healthy eating and life in an African country.

Failte Malawi

Designed to support Curriculum for Excellence in Scotland, the activities in this pack encourage primary school teachers and their pupils to explore the links and commonalities that are shared between Scotland and Malawi.

Mission: Explore Food

From growing to harvesting; from cooking to eating (and excreting), exciting missions challenge young people to explore every aspect of food you can think of (and many that might never have occurred to you…).

Harvest pumpkin soup lesson and recipe

This practical lesson will help pupils to think about harvest in the UK and African countries through making a tasty soup and looking at the ingredients in a sorting activity.

Food groups, five a day and harvest in Africa

5-a-day African style

These two lessons fulfill the curriculum requirement to teach about food groups through reference to the story of a four year old boy from Lesotho called Mpho who grows food in a Keyhole Garden.


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Food glorious food!

This activity kit is focused on primary classrooms and has lots of activity ideas, suggestions, photos and web links to help you explore the global connections of food. It explores basic food facts; food in art and music; food as a theme for…