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Africa for kids

  1. 1. THE COLOURS OF AFRICA
  2. 2. FUN FACTS ABOUT AFRICA • Africa is the most interesting and diverse continent on the Earth. • It is the home of an incredible variety of people, animals, climates, and spectacular places. • It is a country known for its beautiful colorful clothing and its history of incredible works of art.
  3. 3. Africa is the second largest continent on earth, approximately 11.7 million square miles.
  4. 4. The african continent is home of 57 countries.
  5. 5. Interesting Africa facts • The Nile is the longest river in the world .It is 4,132 miles. • The Sahara is the largest desert in the world. • Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain on the continent. It is 19,300 feet. • Madagascar is the largest island in Africa.
  6. 6. Can you find Sahara desert ,Mount Kilimanjaro and the Nile river on the map?
  7. 7. ANIMAL FUN FACTS • The african elephant is the biggest animal on land. • The giraffe is the tallest animal in the world. • The cheetah is the fastest animal in the world. AFRICA IS HOME OF LOSTS OF AMAZING ANIMALS.
  8. 8. PEOPLE OF AFRICA • There are an estimated 3,000 tribes/groups in Africa. • There are over 2100 languages spoken in Africa.
  9. 9. • The pygmies are the shortest people in the world. The average man is 1.45 m and the average women is 1.33 m . • Some Sudanese tribes are the tallest people in the world. • The Surma tribe in Ethiopia is famous due to their women wear lip plates.
  10. 10. AFRICA LANDFORMS Some of the main African landforms are: • plateaus (which dominate the landscape) • huge mountains • long rivers • large lakes • massive deserts • deep valleys • dense rainforests • expansive grasslands
  11. 11. Can you name the following landforms?
  12. 12. AFRICAN JEWELRY • The African jewelry is hand made. The men and women wear jewelry such as necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and other tribal jewelry. • The african people use organical materials for making the jewelry.
  13. 13. AFRICAN ART • AFRICAN MASK Most of the masks were made out of wood and many were used in ceremonies. • ROCK PAINTINGS .The ancient Africans produced these artworks in caves and on rock faces. • TERRACOTA FIGURES Terracotta figures have been produced throughout history in many parts of Africa. Terracotta figures are made out of clay.
  14. 14. ROCK PAINTINGS
  15. 15. AFRICAN MASKS
  16. 16. TERRACOTA FIGURES
  17. 17. LET’S WATCH A VIDEO ABOUT AFRICA
  18. 18. Let’s make an african mask • http://www.scissorcraft.com/masks • https://www.google.es/search?q=template+for+ma king+an+african+mask&client=firefox- a&rls=org.mozilla:ca:official&tbm=isch&tbo=u&sou rce=univ&sa=X&ei=dTFzU82mGqmk4gSry4DYCw&v ed=0CC0QsAQ&biw=1007&bih=613 • http://art-educ4kids.weebly.com/african-art.html
  19. 19. Africa jewelry. Let’s make a necklace • https://www.google.es/search?q=template+for+making+an+african +mask&client=firefox- a&rls=org.mozilla:ca:official&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X& ei=dTFzU82mGqmk4gSry4DYCw&ved=0CC0QsAQ&biw=1007&bih=6 13#q=template+for+making+an+african+neckless&rls=org.mozilla:ca :official&tbm=isch • http://www.onceuponanartroom.com/2012/11/african-necklaces- paper-plates.html
  20. 20. EXPERIMENTING WITH CLAY SAND
  21. 21. WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT AFRICA? 1.-How big is Africa? 2.-How many countries are in Africa? 3.-Can you name some? 4.-Which is the largest desert in the world? 5.-What is highest mountain in Africa? 6.-How high is it? 7.- What is the largest African island? 8.- Which is the fastest animal in the world? 9.- Which is the biggest animal in the world? 10.-How many tribes are in Africa? 11.-How many languages are spoken in Africa? 12.-Can you name some african tribes?
  22. 22. WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT AFRICA 13.-Can you say some African landscapes? 14.-Do the african men and women wear jewelry? 15.-What materials do african people use? 16.-Where can we find rock paintings? 17.-What materials are the masks made of?

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