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World Food Day teaching resources

John, Kelvin and Mukta faced many different challenges, but shared one issue in common: food insecurity. These World Food Day teaching resources show the children at home and at school, and showcase the solutions which removed their fear of going hungry. Use this pack on World Food Day, as a harvest festival resource or even as a harvest festival assembly.

Meet the children of Brazil

Experience a day in the life of a Brazilian child with these posters and stories from children living in Brazil. Print off the stories of Gabriel, Thais and Vera, or introduce your class to twins Samir and Samira with their incredible photoset and the video below.

Meet the children of DRC

Experience a day in the life of a child living in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) with these photos and stories of the children who call this country home. Encourage your KS1 or KS2 class to compare their lives with children living around the world using the photos of Elisa and Ca Depend below and the worksheets included in your download.

Meet the children of Afghanistan

Experience a day in the life of an Afghan child with these photos and stories of the children living in Afghanistan. Encourage your KS1 or KS2 class to compare their lives with children living around the world using the photos of Freshta and Zakia below and the worksheets included in your download.

Chembakolli: School

Discover day-to-day life at Vidyodaya School, near Chembakolli in southern India. Key Stage 2 classes will discover a typical day at the school including lessons, playtime, and even what the children have in their lunch boxes.

Chembakolli: Toys and games

Bring global education to your PE lessons with games and activities for KS2 classes to play both inside and outside of the classroom. Your download includes activities based on real Chembakolli artfeacts and games played by the children of the village. 

Refugees: In their own words

Suitable for lessons in geography, citizenship and English, these secondary school resources on the refugee crisis will help your students to understand the lives and experiences of refugees as they tell their own stories, in their own words.

KS2 Childhood in Rio de Janeiro

Help your Key Stage 2 class to experience a day in the life of a Brazilian child as twins Samir and Samira let you into their world, where everything from going to school to riding your bike is just a little bit different. Encourage your pupils to think about the similarities and differences between their lives and those of children on the other side of the world. Also available for KS1.

KS2 What is Rio de Janeiro like?

Can your class use the adjectives on their worksheets to describe the incredible pictures included in your photoset? Use our photos of Rio de Janeiro and accompanying Key Stage 2 activities to answer questions such as: ‘Where is Rio?’ and ‘What is Rio like?’. Also available for KS1.

KS1 Childhood in Rio de Janeiro

Help your Key Stage 1 class experience a day in the life of a Brazilian child as twins Samir and Samira let you into their world, where everything from going to school to riding your bike is a little bit different. Explore the twins home in Maré favela and encourage your pupils to think about the similarities and differences between their lives and those of Samir and Samira. Also available for KS2.