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Primary school resources

Download our free and easy-to-use primary school teaching resources

Here you'll find a selection of:

  • resources
  • games
  • lesson plans
  • assemblies

designed to help pupils engage with world issues, and reflect on their own roles as global citizens.

Resources

Two children cross the water at low tide in Tabugon island, Philippines

Lent and Easter schools resources

Inspire your pupils, and show them how young people are rising up to becoming climate change activists.

Games

We have created a range of games to help children explore complex issues.
Fumes or Futures schools resource

Fumes or Futures

Our Fumes or Futures resource pack and game looks at the issue of climate change and the need to embrace clean energy.
Ahmed sits with his family in temporary accommodation after fleeing Syria

Safe Place Ludo

Safe Place Ludo is a board game that explores the difficult journeys made by people fleeing conflict.
A local shop at Kumortuli market in Kolkata, India

The paper bag game

A popular and highly interactive game that gives an insight into what life is like for poor people trying to earn a living.
Wild amazonian cocoa fruit

The chocolate trade game

Trace the journey of the cocoa bean from tree to chocolate bar.
A woman stands outside her house which has partly collapsed from the earthquake in Nepal

Disaster zone game

If a disaster struck your home, what would you try to save? This game will help pupils explore the practical and emotional impacts of a disaster.
Three boys carry home emergency aid kits after Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

Disaster strikes

Disasters can be devastating! But so much can be done to reduce the effects on people’s lives.
Reinaldo Plasencia holds out a piece of fruit that has been grown locally in Nicaragua

Forest foods forever game

A primary simulation game to encourage pupils to think about issues relating to food and hunger.

Lesson Plans

We have created lesson plans and classroom activities to cover a range of subjects
Three girls walking home from school whilst reading a book, Zambia

Exploring Christian Aid at school

Go exploring with your class! Our resources provide everything you need to find out about how charities work, and specifically how Christian Aid is making a difference all over the world.
A group of young students in Nepal stand in a line against a school

Beliefs and actions in the world

This religious education teaching unit considers how faith based organisations work to change the world.
Bolivian children play in their village

Window on the World

This resources introduces pupils to the topic of climate change.
Primary school children look at iPad screens at their desks in class

Global Explorers

Global Explorers is a fantastic, interactive teaching resource that will stimulate thinking about global issues.

Assemblies

We have a wide range of assemblies covering a wide range of subjects and seasonal themes
School children

School assemblies

Our ready-to-use school assemblies bring global issues of poverty and injustice to life.
Zaza is happy at home with her family in Haiti Christian Aid

Stronger than the Storms

Stronger than the Storms: this film tells the story of two super-heroes in disguise - Zaza and Jephthe.
Hands Across The World resource cover

Hands Across The World

A set of resources for school assemblies
Illustrations from the story of Frank and the Pea Stalk

Harvest school resources

Frank and the Pea Stalk: Our Harvest resources focus on the story of Frank, a farmer in Malawi, who has been struggling to grow food in the face of climate change.

Get in touch

If you'd like to order teaching resources, book a speaker or find out more about the Christian Aid schools team, email schools@christian-aid.org