Global Resources

Why not Go Global with your Scouts, Cub Scouts, Beaver Scouts, Explorer Scouts or Scout Network members?

There are a growing number of global resources held at Cranham Scout Centre which can be borrowed by leaders for use with their section. If you are a Scout or Explorer Scout, why not register and take part in the Lands of Adventure programme.If you wish to borrow a resource please contact the County office to arrange a time to collect it. Please complete the record book with the resources so we know where they have gone and please return them promptly.

Contributions or suggestions for the resources are always welcome and there are plans to expand it further so keep an eye on the list.

If you wish to borrow a resource please contact the County Scouting Officefirst to arrange a time to collect it. Complete the record book with the resources so we know where they have gone and please return them promptly.

Contributions or suggestions for the resources are always welcome and there are plans to expand it further so keep an eye on the web.

Name Target Age Description Organisation /Publisher
The Mini Book of War and Peace Adults Thoughts and quotations Christian Aid
The Festival Shop Catalogue 2006 Adults Multifaith, Multicultural and Citizenship resources The Festival Shop Ltd 56 Poplar Road, Kings heath, Birmingham B14 7AG info @www.festivalshop.co.uk
The Rough Guide to a Better World Adults Explains Global Development and how we can all play our part Dept. for International Development
Crossing Frontiers Adults working with young people 16-25 Aims to introduce key issues for consideration when travelling abroad
Rough Guide to World Music CD Volume 1 Africa, Europe and the Middle East all ages Music from across the diverse cultures of the area covered World Music Network in association with Rough Guides
Rough Guide to World Music CD Volume 2 Latin and North America, Caribbean, India, Asia and Pacific all ages Music from across the diverse cultures of the area covered World Music Network in association with Rough Guides
Arabia – contemporary sounds CD all ages Music from across the diverse cultures of the area covered World Music Network in association with Oxfam
Unwired:Europe CD all ages Acoustic Musical journey across the continent World Music Network in association with Amnesty International
Symbols Clipart CD- Rom all ages Contains clipart of various religious and cultural symbols The Festival Shop Ltd 56 Poplar Road, Kings heath, Birmingham B14 7AG info @www.festivalshop.co.uk
Calendar of Festivals and Events 2006 all ages Useful dates, colour coded on A3 poster Cotswolds and Stroud Hate Crime Action Group
Flags of the World Poster all ages Poster A3 – names of countries colour -coded to show continent McDonald Posters and Books 2004
Map of Europe all ages Poster A3 EU flags, EU Currency units. Capitals. Photos of well known sites McDonald Posters and Books 2005
Mind the Gap all ages 2006 Action Kit and CD-ROM One World Week
Egypt Activities and Crafts all ages practical ideas and information about Egypt – photocopiable- 50+ pages unknown origin
Sponsored by Letters Action Pack all ages Different form of Sponsored event which doesn’t raise money but campaigns for Trade Justice Christian Aid
Celebrating Families 4+ Card game based on Happy Families which acknowledges and celebrates the rich diversity of family life children can and do experience The DAWN Project
Fairground 5+ Who made my computer? Includes CD Cafod
Kids around the World Flashcards 6 to 10 These beautifully designed, multicultural flashcards help children learn exciting facts about 28 countries Produced by Roylco. Purchased from the Festival Shop Catalogue
Spirit of the Forest – Tree Tales from Around the World 6 to 10 A lively and thought-provoking collection of 12 stories published by Francis Lincoln
Rainforest Rescue 6 to 11 Snake and ladders based board game to save the creatures of the rainforest Marks and Spencers
Global Communities: Learning about Refugee Issues 6 to 11 Activity ideas, discussion points, facts Department for International Development
What I believe 6 to 11 A young person’s Guide to the Religions of the World Fernleigh Books 2005
Children’s Picture Atlas 6 to 8 Talking points, exploring the world , quiz ideas Usbourne
Send my friend to School 6+ CD:Rom – relates to the Millennium Development Goal on Universal Education www.sendmyfriend.org – Global Campaign for Education
“Make It Multicultural” 6+ An Arts based pack with ideas to get your creative juices going as you explore the colourful and interesting world of different cultures and festivals Girlguiding South West England
Promises, promises! 6+ A range of activities, photo pack, drama, stories, discussion starters on the theme of Make Poverty History One World Week
Countries and Cultures Quiz Game 6+ Photocopiable sheet Scouting Source
Join in Jamboree – Chile 6+ Programme and activity ideas Scout Association
Bare Necessities for Life 7 to 11 Poster pack on themes of Food, Water and Environment Christian Aid
Rooted 7 to 11 Journeys of roots and religion around the world – video and booklet Christian Aid
Around the World Snap Pack 1 7+ Card Game -countries, capitals, flags The Green Board Game Co.
Around the World Snap Pack 2 7+ Card Game -countries, capitals, flags The Green Board Game Co.
Around Europe 7+ Card Game -countries, capitals, flags The Green Board Game Co.
Local Citizen; global citizen 8 to 12 Activities on citizenship and personal social development- games, stories, activities Christian Aid
We the World 8 to 12 Global citizenship through the lives and experiences of three tribal children from Brazil, Congo and Siberia Survival – www.survival-international.org
m:power Goat for It 8+ Recycling goats, activities and fund-raising ideas Christian Aid
A fair price for our coffee 8+ Play and activities Cafod
The Chocolate Trade Game 9 to 13 Simulation Game Christian Aid
Paper Bag Game 9+ Simulation Game Christian Aid
Youth Topics -The Ultimate Collection 10 + Themed Activity sheets on a range of topics designed to inspire young people to change the world Christian Aid/Cafod/Sciaf
m:power Positive booklet and DVD 10 + Games, quizzes, drama to explore issues surrounding HIV/Aids Christian Aid
Global Communities: Learning about Refugee Issues 10 to 18 Activity ideas, discussion points, facts Department for International Development
m:power Poverty 10+ Video and Leader’s Booklet – help your group get to grips with four questions about poverty.

1) What’s it like to be poor in a developing country?

2) Why are some people in developing countries poor?

3) What’s it got to do with us?

4) What can we do about it?

Christian Aid
m:power Christian Aid uncovered 10+ Introduction to Christian Aid Christian Aid
m:power H2kn0w 10+ Activity pack looking at aspects of water Christian Aid
m:power Trade Rules are Nuts 10+ Video and activity ideas on the theme of trade rules Christian Aid
Global Connections Activity 10+ Why we should be interested in our world? Photocopiable Cafod
Sport – a global game 10+ CD-Rom in 4 languages Swiss development agency and One World Week
Seeds for Life 11 to 14 Video and booklet issues of biodiversity and genetic engineering Christian Aid
Fairground 11+ How PC is you PC? Simulation Game Cafod
President for a Day 12+ Cd-Rom interactive game What does it take to run a country Tear Fund and face-values
Just Acting 12+ 15 sketches on Debt, Fair Trade, water, trade rules and other global issues, forward by Nick Park (Wallace and Gromit) Christian Aid
Thinking about Disaster 14+ video and booklet exploring the effects of disasters on our world Christian Aid
The Debt Game 14+ Simulation Game Christian Aid
The Trading Game 14+ Simulation Game Christian Aid
It’s Not Fair 14+ but some adaptable for younger age groups A Handbook on World Development for Youth Groups -loads of practical ideas Christian Aid/Cafod/Sciaf