Welcome to AFRICA!
Africa is the 2 nd largest continent in the world, next to Asia.
Africa is HUGE!
Egypt connects to Asia. Africa is about 4 times the size of the United States.
- Africa is almost an island.
Facts about Africa
- Africa has a flag to represent each of their countries, just like we have a flag. Here are six to show you.
Countries in Africa also have presidents, just like we have a president. USA’s president George W. Bush South Africa’s president Nelson Mandela
- There are about 748 million people living in Africa.
What about the people?
- Many of them are children like you!
Let’s take a look at the children in Africa. They like to play... dress up… and read! Just like you!
Here are some of the books they read. They are all written in a language called Swahili . Swahili is one of many languages spoken in Africa.
Swahili is different than English.
Look at this school in Africa! The students go to school in a mud and stick hut. But they're still happy!
Not all children go to such schools! Look at these kids. This boy is working at his desk. These boys have to wear uniforms to school.
Children in Africa are even involved in other activities. This is a group of children singing in a choir.
Children in Africa love to play sports just as much as you do! Boy’s football Girls’ Football
Some children have to make their own balls. This ball is being made with paper and string. Homemade balls are just as fun!