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Fumes or Futures: game instructions

These instructions explain how to play the Fumes or Futures board game. (Game board and cards downloadable as separate resources). 

Fumes or Futures: game board

This board accompanies the Fumes or Futures game. Please note, this should be printed A3 size.

Fumes or Futures: game cards

These game cards accompany the Fumes or Futures game.

Fumes or Futures chatterbox

Use our Fumes or Futures chatterbox to engage your pupils and help spread awareness of climate change.  The first level of the chatterbox shows the kind of natural disasters that are happening more often because of climate change. The second level suggests actions that that can help cut carbon emissions, and the last level explains what effect taking action could have. Space (in the dotted area) has been left for you to write in one of your own ideas about an action that could help reduce carbon emissions. Space (in the striped area) has been left for you to write in what effect that action could have.

How to make a paper bag

Age: 9+ / Youth group (11-18) Instructions on how to make a paper bag as part of The Paper Bag game.

The paper bag presentation - Welsh

Age: 9+ / Youth group (11-18) A Welsh language presentation to introduce the paper bag game.

The paper bag game presentation

Age: 9+ / Youth group (11-18) A PowerPoint presentation to introduce the paper bag game.

Disaster strikes simulation game

Age: 7-11 but can easily be adapted for older age groups. The Typhoon Town Challenge game gives an insight into what life is like for a community located in a particularly poor part of Metro Manila, the capital region of the Philippines. In this game, pupils work together in teams to plan and build their perfect town. But they’ll have to make some tough budgeting choices along the way. What will they do when disaster strikes? How will they cope? And have they got what it takes to work as a team to rebuild?

Forest foods forever game

Objectives This lesson plan should help pupils to: think about where food comes from engage with the story of people in another country who have a different way of life understand some of the challenges facing a community at risk of hunger recognise the resilience and adaptability of people in overcoming environmental and other challenges describe the work that Christian Aid does and engage with charities’ work to tackle global hunger Materials needed Photocopied worksheets (available at the end of these notes): 1. Food group pyramid 2. Food from the forest template sheet 3. Food forever template sheet 4. Ivana’s story Tracing paper, scissors, colouring pencils Pasta pieces and sugar cubes/small parcels of sugar

Forest foods forever game - Welsh

Amcanion Dylai’r cynllun gwers hwn helpu’r disgyblion i: ystyried o ble mae bwyd yn dod fynd i’r afael â storïau pobl mewn gwlad arall sy’n byw bywyd gwahanol ddeall rhai o’r anhawsterau sy’n wynebu cymunedau lle mae perygl o newyn werthfawrogi gwytnwch a hyblygrwydd pobl yn goresgyn anhawsterau amgylcheddol ac eraill ddisgrifio gwaith Cymorth Cristnogol a mynd i’r afael â gwaith yr elusen i ddelio â newyn byd-eang Adnoddau angenrheidiol Llungopïau o’r taflenni gwaith (ar gael ar ddiwedd y nodiadau hyn): 1. Pyramid grºp bwyd 2. Taflen templed Bwyd o’r Goedwig 3. Taflen templed Bwyd am Byth 4. Stori Ivana Papur trasio, siswrn, pensiliau lliw Darnau pasta a chiwbiau siwgr/parseli bach o siwgr

The chocolate trade: role play

Your pupils can take on the role of a big chocolate company, a supermarket, a shopper, a journalist, cocoa farmers or a fair-trade chocolate company in this role-play activity. 

Disaster zone simulation game

Age: 9+ / Youth group (11-18) This simulation game challenges pupils to think about what they would do in emergency situations.  

Safe Place Ludo: instructions

Age: 7-11 / 11-14 Subject areas: Citizenship, Geography, Religious Education These instructions are for teachers planning to use the Safe Place Ludo game. The Safe Place Ludo game deals with some of the serious and important issues raised by the refugee crisis. It is designed to be used as a tool to help children and young people engage with the stories of refugees and the difficult journeys that they make.

Safe Place Ludo: instructions - Welsh

Age: 7-11 / 11-14 Subject areas: Citizenship, Geography, Religious Education CYFARWYDDIADAU (i fynd efo’r gêm fwrdd Lle Diogel). Mae’r gêm Ludo Lle Diogel yn delio efo rhai materion difrifol a phwysig yr argyfwng ffoaduriaid. Mae wedi ei greu er mwyn helpu plant a phobl ifanc i ddeall y storïau am ffoaduriaid sy’n cyflawni teithiau peryglus.

Safe Place Ludo: board for the game

Age: 7-11 / 11-14 Subject areas: Citizenship, Geography, Religious Education This board accompanies the Safe Place Ludo game. Please note, this should be printed A3 size.

Safe Place Ludo: board for the game - Welsh

Age: 7-11 / 11-14 Subject areas: Citizenship, Geography, Religious Education This board accompanies the Safe Place Ludo game. Please note, this should be printed A3 size.

Safe Place Ludo: cards for game

Age: 7-11 / 11-14 Subject areas: Citizenship, Geography, Religious Education These chance cards accompany the Safe Place Ludo game. Please note, these should be printed double-sided.

Safe Place Ludo: cards for game - Welsh

Age: 7-11 / 11-14 Subject areas: Citizenship, Geography, Religious Education These Welsh language chance cards accompany the Safe Place Ludo game. Please note, these should be printed double-sided.