This is the second in our series of useful free learning resources to support parents and teachers who are supporting their children’s homeschooling during covid-19.
Children will be aware now, more than ever, of our world. They will also have been introduced, in school, to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Globally, all countries are working together to achieve by 2030 17 goals called the Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). There are many resources to support children to learn about the 17 goals, at home, with many fun activities to do, videos to watch, and actions to take.
We, the Directors and Founders at EADS, have put together our top 10 learning resources on the SDGs, which include resources suited to all learning styles.
Excellent resources on each global goal, including videos, worksheets, handouts, games. Every year in September, a lesson on the global goals is taught in as many classrooms as possible all over the world.
Click on any goal and find age appropriate information, videos, worksheets, suggestions on taking action, games.
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Age related videos, some using children’s favourite TV characters and programmes, such as Tomas the Tank Engine, board games, online games, and more.
Films for each goal, such as Malala for SDG4 and films to advocate for stopping plastic use, as well as other resources.
Over 100 online and offline games enabling development of understanding of and skills based on each of the SDGs.
Click on each of the 17 goals for information, access to videos and games, and suggestions and challenges to support.
The booklet, devised by Concern Worldwide, provides information and three activities to explore the origins of the global goals, their purpose and how we all have a part to play in meeting them. This site also has other development education resources including free book and experts on hand to answer your questions.
Links to information, videos, courses and games provided by various organisations, such as Oxfam, World Vision, UNICEF, WWF.
This site has lovely 1 minute videos of children explaining each of the SDGs, podcasts and other materials.
These resources include various games and challenges, based on the SDGs, all focusing on social justice. They are divided into age-ranges, themes, country and type of resources.
Enjoy using these learning resources with your children.
If you come across other useful SDG learning resources or comments on any of those we have shared, please let us know on: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We wish you and your families all the best during this time, continue to focus on staying safe through following the WHO guidelines – Practice social distancing and frequent hand-washing. We will get through this difficult time.
Deirdre, Margo and Rosaria