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Explore the diversity of Africa in this exciting hands-on workshop. They can tailor this workshop – when booking, please let them know which African country or region you are studying.

Discover the diversity of Africa in this exciting hands-on workshop. Visit the largest market in Ghana’s capital Accra, try on clothes, play a ‘talking’ drum and buy local food. Play with African toys and try to spot the recycled materials used to make them. Explore Maasai people’s traditional way of life, their home and the animals that live there.

After a short introduction to vastness of the African continent, all students will explore three stations: roleplay at Makola market; engage with African toys through play; explore Maasai objects and savanna animals. They will finish by discussing what they’ve learned through hands-on object handling at each station.

Key info

Suitable for: KS1, KS2

Age Groups: 5-7, 7-11

Subjects: Anthropology, Citizenship, Geography, History

Topics: Africa, Animals, Black History, Costume Design, Human & Physical Geography, Storytelling, Team Building

Type: At Venue

Duration: 60 minutes

Cost: £75 plus VAT for non-fee paying schools, and a higher rate for fee-paying schools

Dates: Ongoing

Max. Group Size: 30

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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