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Origami Galgo
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Origami Galgo

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Make your own origami galgo / greyhound from a sheet of A4 paper. A really simple, but effective activity that even younger children will be able to do.
Colour by numbers
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Colour by numbers

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Learn your colours in Spanish (and English) with these simple colour by number sheets. Visit www.education.greyhoundsinneed.co.uk for our full range of teaching resources and activities, which can be used to support English as a foreign language in Spanish schools or the teaching of Spanish to UK pupils.
Flash cards - feelings and emotions
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Flash cards - feelings and emotions

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Using the flash cards, introduce the English words to describe the feelings of Niko the greyhound. Practice pronouncing each word as a class. Encourage children to change the volume, tone and pitch of their voice, or make a face to match the emotion to help them remember the words. Hand out copies of the flash cards then re-read the story in English. When the children hear you say their word they hold the flash card up.
Galgo puppets
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Galgo puppets

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This resource contains the instructions and templates for creating galgo (Spanish greyhound) puppets. You can use the puppets with the activities provided to promote English language development and raise awareness of the galgo. Visit www.education.greyhoundsinneed.co.uk for our full range of teaching resources and activities, which can be used to support English as a foreign language in Spanish schools or the teaching of Spanish to UK pupils.
Galgo Homes Wanted! - Create a poster
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Galgo Homes Wanted! - Create a poster

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If you have been learning about Galgos then you will know how important it is to find them homes where they can be looked after and loved as part of a family. Use this activity with younger children to create ‘WANTED’ posters for family homes for our rescued galgos. Older children can create campaign posters to raise awareness of the plight of the galgo, and to help stop galgos being ill-treated and abandoned. Visit www.education.greyhoundsinneed.co.uk for our full range of teaching resources and activities, which can be used to support English as a foreign language in Spanish schools or the teaching of Spanish to UK pupils.
Galgo dot-to-dot
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Galgo dot-to-dot

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Which galgo do you have? A simple dot-to-dot activity for younger children. Why not use our 'Meet the Galgos' resource to find out more about each character? Visit www.education.greyhoundsinneed.co.uk for our full range of teaching resources and activities, which can be used to support English as a foreign language in Spanish schools or the teaching of Spanish to UK pupils.
Galgo Schools Resource, Teacher Guidance (English)
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Galgo Schools Resource, Teacher Guidance (English)

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This Teacher Guidance Booklet comprises a breakdown of how to use the Greyhounds in Need resources. There is story guidance and additional activities to introduce pupils to the idea that dogs are living creatures with thoughts and feelings just like us. This is the English version.
Galgo Schools Resource, Teacher Guidance (Spanish)
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Galgo Schools Resource, Teacher Guidance (Spanish)

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This Teacher Guidance Booklet comprises a breakdown of how to use the Greyhounds in Need resources. There is story guidance and additional activities to introduce pupils to the idea that dogs are living creatures with thoughts and feelings just like us. This is the Spanish version.
Story Picture Book - PowerPoint
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Story Picture Book - PowerPoint

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Use this PowerPoint to explore Niko's story with your pupils. Niko's story can be found in the English and Spanish versions of the Galgo School Resource booklet, which offers a breakdown of the Greyhounds in Need resources and activities.
Meet the galgos
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Meet the galgos

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Meet the rescued galgos Rosa, Spike, Ginny and Pietro. How and why have they been rescued from their lives in Spain? Visit www.education.greyhoundsinneed.co.uk for our full range of teaching resources and activities, which can be used to support English as a foreign language in Spanish schools or the teaching of Spanish to UK pupils.
Rescue Shelters
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Rescue Shelters

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Use these activities to find out more about rescue shelters and to promote English language development. Available in English and Spanish. Photo and description matching, reading comprehension and creative writing activities help children understand what a rescue shelter does.
Rosa's Puppies
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Rosa's Puppies

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This activity has been created to help show children the impact of allowing a galga (Spanish female greyhound) to have puppies, and explores the concept of neutering through a range of activities using maths, creative writing and discussion skills. Available in English and Spanish.
What do animals need?
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What do animals need?

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This activity helps children learn to empathise with the needs of animals, including working animals like galgos, whose needs are very similar to our own needs. Children discuss, draw, write and act their ideas as they explore what it means to be kind. Available in English and Spanish. Age group: 7-9 years old Time required: 45-60 minutes You will need: A4 paper, pens or pencils, space to sit and discuss or role-play classroom blackboard or whiteboard.