Oxfam Water Week teaching resources
Oxfam Water Week (6-10 July) gives 7- to 14-year-olds the opportunity to learn about global issues while they develop their skills and values as active global citizens. Inspire your students to take action by providing them with knowledge and understanding of water vulnerability around the world.
Discover how much we rely on water with this thoughtful diary of a day’s water use.
First-hand experiences of water shortage are explored in this PowerPoint presentation about children in Africa.
Classroom activities, quizzes, colour photos and case studies to enhance your Water Week teaching.
Information on irrigation projects in Liberia and how they are being used to help small scale farmers.
Pupils can persuade people to give drought-affected countries donations with this interactive TESiBoard activity.
Explore problems caused by drought and practise simple reading skills with this visually dynamic TESiBoard activity.
Explore water vulnerability, the importance of infrastructure and water success stories with this activity from TESiBoard.
Help students highlight the issues by creating their own water awareness board game.
Look at how water in Africa is threatened by climate change with this video from Green TV.
Amaze your class with these facts and statistics about water that could be used as an assembly slide show or display posters during Water Week.
Give an effective assembly on the issue of safe water with this PowerPoint presentation from Christian Aid.
This resource features a short video clip and follow-up activities on the importance of water.