The Cave of the Yellow Dog

This free online teaching resource from Film Education is based on the film The Cave of the Yellow Dog. Following a nomadic Mongolian family, The Cave of the Yellow Dog tells the story of a young girl who finds a dog that she wants to keep. Her father, however, thinks the dog has been attacking […]

Global Education website

This website from AusAid (the Australian government’s aid department), provides lots of background information about global issues and suggestions for exploring these in class. It also suggests a variety of teaching activities exploring global

Young Lives, Global Goals

This extensive Geography pack from Save the Children includes a 40-minute video, a poster, 16 photo cards and a teacher’s book with extensive notes and 20 teaching activities. It looks at the Millennium Development Goals, through the lives of eight children living in Peru, Ethiopia, Vietnam and India.

Developments Magazine

This quarterly magazine from DFID is no longer published, but back issues from 2008 onwards are available as PDFs via the National Archive website. They provide useful background reading about key development ideas and themes.

One Child One Seed

A bright counting book with clear and large colourful photographs. The numbers 1-10 refer to the number of people or items on each page. It tells the story of how one pumpkin seed is looked after and grows into a pumpkin.

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.

India Map

Produced by the Geographical Association, this A2 full-colour map of India is aimed at Key Stage 2 (ages 7-11). It will help familiarise students with the main physical and human features of India. On the reverse of the main map, there is a smaller

The Nine Silly Brothers and Other Stories from Eritrea

I found this collection of eleven folk stories compelling. Collected from Eritrean refugees and Eritrean schools, they live and change as they are told and retold. In creating this book, the stories were told to Sheffield children who quickly related

Masai and I

As Linda learns about the Maasai people from East Africa in her American inner city school, she feels a strong bond with them. As she goes about her daily life, she imagines what it might be like to be a Masai girl doing similar things.