Homes teaching resources

Homes Teaching Resources

Explore types of homes and settlements in four different countries with your Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils.


A view of the plains surrounding Giriki settlement, Eastern Uganda

Photo: Harry Freeland/ActionAid

KS1 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 1 activities to answer questions such as: 'Where is Rio?' and 'What is Rio like?'. Also available for KS2.

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Chembakolli: Housing and homes

Discover the different types of houses in Chembakolli with photos of homes made in distinctive local styles and materials. Use the worksheets included in your download to encourage Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils to think about their own homes and to build their very own Chembakolli house.

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What is a home?

Discover the homes of people ActionAid works with around the world and ask your class the question what is a home? This photo-led activity is aimed at KS1 and KS2 classes and will get pupils thinking about different types of urban and rural settlements.

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