In this step we are going to find out where the continent of Africa is on the world map and find Kenya, learning some key facts about the country.
Read the presentation.
Find Africa and notice where it is relation to the other continents, then use an atlas, or a globe or Google maps to find the answers to these questions.
As you go through the presentation, if possible make links to equivalent facts about the UK.
Reception, Y1 and Y2:
Where is Africa?
Where is the UK?
Y 1 and Y2
Which continent is Kenya in?
What other countries are nearby?
Which oceans are near to Kenya?
Which cities are on the coast?
What is in the north, east, south and west of the country?
What do you think the weather/climate will be like in Kenya?
What is the capital city called?
Where is it located?
Can you find Mombasa, Mount Kenya or the Tana river?
Can you find a city in the north of Kenya?
Where is the UK located in relation to Kenya?
Whilst looking through the presentation make sure that the children know that there are different countries in the world and talk about the differences they have experienced or seen in photos. Ask the children to talk about the world map and tell you what they know and recognise some similarities and differences between life in this country and life in other countries.
Y1 Identify the UK and Africa on the world map and label the North and South Pole and the equator
Y2 Complete the activity sheet ‘Passport to Kenya’
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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