Africa

Resources

Africa

Discover inspiring and exciting objects from ancient Egypt and Benin as well as more modern material from all over Africa and contemporary African art.


Benin visit resource 
Age 7–11

Sessions

School session

The people of Benin

KS2

Students identify the different people connected with the Oba's palace in Benin.

School session

The world in AD 900

KS2

Starting with Anglo-Saxon England, students learn about the world in AD 900 before focusing on Mayan, Benin or Islamic culture and society.

School session

Storytelling for young writers

EYFS & KS1

This session uses storytelling and object handling to explore African stories.

School session

African animals

EYFS & KS1

Young students identify African animals and learn to programme using tablets.

School session

Music of Africa

KS1

Students explore music and celebrations from different regions of Africa and create their own music.

School session

Museum maths

EYFS & KS1

Use the Museum's African galleries to explore shape, pattern, colour and counting.


Books

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