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Living in a world of water

Experience what it’s like living in a world of water through the eyes of four remarkable children. Discover stories of heat-busting chickens, floating ambulances and wild weather, as Aasia, Prianka, Shumona and Abdullah show you how they live and learn in Bangladesh.

Welcome to Brazil

Introduce your children to the largest country in South America with our Brazil quiz, Brazil factsheet, and ‘Where is Brazil?’ map activities. Packed with information about Brazil for kids, this download will help you discover how Brazil got it’s name, the diversity of its geographical features and the key issues that affect its population.

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School Run! - an educational board game

Help four children to navigate the board, collecting the items they need to get to school in our educational board game “School Run!” Designed for KS2 classes, this free children’s board game can be used in class or at home.

KS1 and KS2 Refugee crisis resources

Liven up your literacy lessons with gripping stories and colourful activities that show what life is like for many child refugees. Use these resources to build literacy and empathy, and to help your class to answer questions such as: ‘How is life different for child refugees?’ and, ‘if you were a refugee, what would you take?’

Explore Brazil: The Lost Suitcase - workshop

Take your class on a journey to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with this fantastic ActionAid workshop. Jam-packed with hands-on activities to stimulate learning about Brazil’s geography, people and communities, this workshop can be adapted for Key Stage 1 or 2 and is the perfect companion to ActionAid’s free Brazil learning resources. Prices from £50.

Brazil factsheet

Did you know Brazil is the biggest country in South America? Our Brazil factsheet includes a map of Brazil and the important facts to help you answer questions like ‘How big is Brazil?’ and ‘What continent is Brazil in?’ This factsheet can be used as a starter activity or as a big Brazil poster for the classroom wall. 

Chembakolli: Life in Rural India - workshop

Invite a speaker from ActionAid to an assembly or workshop, and discover life in rural India through our unique blend of global learning tools, artefacts and multimedia resources. Prices from £50.

KS1 Amazon rainforest, Brazil package

This is our complete Amazon rainforest package for Key Stage 1. In this download you’ll receive our brilliant KS1 worksheets, activities, PowerPoints and rainforest pictures, as well as the chance to introduce your class to the people who live in the Amazon rainforest. Also available for KS2.

KS1 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil package

This is our complete Rio de Janeiro, Brazil package for Key Stage 1. In this download you’ll receive our brilliant KS1 worksheets, activities, PowerPoints and posters as well as the chance to introduce your class to children who live in Rio de Janeiro. Also available for KS2.

Go bananas! for Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight 2017 is from Monday 27 February — Sunday 12 March. This year, find out what Fairtrade means and how buying goods labelled Fairtrade can affect the growers’ lives with this colourful PowerPoint.