Primary Resources Catalogue 2004 - M

Making a meal of it!

This photopack looks at food and development issues. It contains a variety of activities which examine issues such as how our food links us to the rest of the world, and why people in other parts of the world who grow food often go hungry themselves. There is a case study on cocoa and many other activities. Forty-four page booklet, Eighteen A4-size photographs.
PA-128: £13.95: Oxfam: 1998

Making it real

Handbook giving practical ideas for introducing a global dimension into an early years setting. Shares some of the ideas and activities of a project which explored ways of bringing to life people and places which are outside children's direct experience.
H-75: £6.50: Birmingham DEC: 1996

Making music on the line

A teachers' handbook of songs, dances and melodies collected from five locations on the zero degrees line of longitude. Twenty-eight pages bundled with free audio CD and fifty-one minute training video.
PA-152: £21.00: Folkworks: 2000

Mary, Juma and Simba the dog

A big book for 8-9 year olds, ideal for studying stories from other cultures and raising issues in the literacy hour. Set in the streets of Mombasa, Kenya. Activity ideas and extra information are included.
B-150: £19.00: ActionAid: 2000

Mary, Juma and Simba the dog - clipart CD-ROM

Over one hundred images from the big book (see B-150) with an interactive map of Mombasa and audio and video readings of the story that will play on a CD-player or computer.
PA-245: £9.00: ActionAid: 2001

Mary, Juma and Simba the dog (individual reader)

A smaller version of the big book (B-150) designed for pupils' guided and independent follow-up reading.
B-151: £6.75: ActionAid: 2001

Mary, Juma and Simba the dog (individual reader) value pack

Set of six copies of Mary, Juma and Simba the dog (individual reader B-151).
B-152: £29.00: ActionAid: 2000

My Grandpa and the Sea

Illustrated storybook, with an important environmental message. Tells the story of a young girl growing up on the island of St Lucia and of her relationship with her grandfather. He is forced to find another way of living because larger boats are depleting the sea of fish, and destroying his livelihood.
B-100: £5.50: Turnaround: 1990

Mexico (Country Insights) - NO LONGER AVAILABLE

Looks at how people all over Mexico lead their daily lives, at home, work, school and play. Then takes a closer look at the city of Puebla and the fishing village of CelestĂșn, using relevant statistics and quotations from local residents.
B-138: £0.00: Wayland: 1997

Making It - NEW

A video featuring young people from a range of countries and situations. 13 short programmes, each celebrating the creativity of children from countries such as Jamaica, Brazil, Australia, South africa, Namibia, Latvia and the UK.
V-19: £21.00: 4learning: March 2003