Key Stage 1 Teaching Resources

Chembakolli - food artefacts pack

Introduce this food-based artefacts pack to your Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils and stimulate curiosity, discussion and creativity.  Made and used by the local Adivasi (tribal) people for cooking, hunting and gathering, they support role-play and bring numeracy to life when used in conjunction with Kolli, our imaginary Chembakolli currency.

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Real life stories

Aimed at key stage 1 and 2, these real life stories are full of photos to help your pupils explore the lives of two children from the Democratic Republic of Congo and two from Afghanistan. Includes starter questions and supporting country factsheets.

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Explore the global issue of Water

Aimed at Key Stage 1 and 2, these lesson plans and activities get pupils thinking about water. Using case studies and a photopack, pupils meet six-year-old Helena and learn how newly built water and sanitation facilities improved education in a school in Sierra Leone. Includes an interactive activity auditing water use at school and at home.

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Explore Brazil: Life and change in Rio and the rainforest (KS1)

Explore Brazil with our flexible bank of curriculum-linked resources. Explore the homes and people of Rio de Janeiro, and the animals, plants and physical features of the Amazon rainforest. Packed with colourful factsheets, stunning photopacks and a variety of activities.

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The Lost Suitcase: Explore Brazil – workshop

Take your children on a journey to Rio de Janeiro with this fantastic new ActionAid workshop. Jam-packed with hands-on activities to stimulate learning about Brazil’s geography, people and communities, this workshop is the perfect companion to ActionAid’s free Brazil learning resources. Prices from £50

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Village Life in Chembakolli - slideshows

Introduce your pupils to what village life is like in and around Chembakolli and nearby Gudalur with our much loved slideshows. Find out what jobs people have, what school is like and the types of animals that live nearby.

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PowerDown - primary toolkit

Enable your primary pupils to discover some of the causes and impacts of climate change through the PowerDown primary toolkit, and learn about the potential for schools to reduce energy use. Contains photocards, a teachers’ booklet, a DVD-ROM, sheets of stickers and A2 posters.  This toolkit can also be downloaded for free.

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