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Amazing Africa

Africa will be our topic for the spring term. We will be reading the book 'The Butterfly Lion' by Michael Morpurgo and learning about the Ancient Egyptians.

Here are some useful website about Africa:


Amazing photos, information on protection and conservation

Simple information lots of pictures, includes strange facts, good links

Excellent info about chameleons and Madagascar

Lots of information, photos games, great childrens website video clips etc.

Has detailed clear information on many species with a focus on endangerment

Maps and information

Some of this excellent site is available free – the interactive map is particularly useful!

You can type in a coutry in Africa, click on photos and view photos of the countries. You can even look on street view!

The children can challenge themselves to complete the puzzle of Africa, like a jigsaw, slotting together the different countries.