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THE COLOURS OF
AFRICA
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.
Africa is the second largest continent
on earth, approximately 11.7 million
square miles.
The african
continent
is home of
57
countries.
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.
Can you find
Sahara desert
,Mount
Kilimanjaro
and the Nile
river on the
map?
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.
PEOPLE OF
AFRICA
• There are an
estimated 3,000
tribes/groups in
Africa.
• There are over
2100 languages
spoken in Africa.
• 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.
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
Can you name the following landforms?
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.
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.
ROCK PAINTINGS
AFRICAN MASKS
TERRACOTA FIGURES
LET’S WATCH A VIDEO ABOUT AFRICA
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
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
EXPERIMENTING WITH
CLAY SAND
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?
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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Africa for kids

  • 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. Africa is the second largest continent on earth, approximately 11.7 million square miles.
  • 4. The african continent is home of 57 countries.
  • 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. Can you find Sahara desert ,Mount Kilimanjaro and the Nile river on the map?
  • 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. PEOPLE OF AFRICA • There are an estimated 3,000 tribes/groups in Africa. • There are over 2100 languages spoken in Africa.
  • 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. 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. Can you name the following landforms?
  • 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. 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.
  • 17. LET’S WATCH A VIDEO ABOUT AFRICA
  • 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. 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
  • 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. 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?