This set of lesson plans reminds pupils of the importance of handwashing in preventing the spread of illness and disease.
Handwashing (PDF, 448 KB) >
Investigate how potentially fatal diseases like cholera are spread, using both mathematical and scientific skills.
Water's deadly connection (PDF, 987 KB) >
Find out how water is stored underground and how it can be pumped to the surface – a simple experiment using soil, pebbles and water.
Pumping it up (PDF, 616 KB) >
Investigate the importance of clean toilets and how to educate others about hygiene in interesting and memorable ways.
Splish splash flush (PDF, 147 KB) >
People's stories: Amina (PDF, 139 KB) >
People's stories: Pinki (PDF, 144 KB) >
Watch the Splish, splash, flush film >
Download the Splish splash, flush film >
Explore how we use water in our homes and learn about saving water from communities in the developing world.
Water around the world (PDF, 472 KB) >
Water around the world (.pptx, 1 MB) >
People's stories: Soloman (PDF, 180 KB) >
People's stories: Vasanthi (PDF, 304 KB) >
The water family game >
Your school can help some of the world's poorest communities grow crops with the missing ingredient of safe water.
Join our Recipe For Life appeal >
Drain a sink. Flush a toilet. Water a lawn. Find out where it goes next as you follow the cycle of water.
Coming back to you (PDF, 625 KB) >
The votes are in, and we can announce the winners of our hugely popular poetry competition!
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Build a model of natural mountainous terrain and predict how water will behave when it 'rains' upon this landscape.
Down the divide (PDF, 654 KB) >
This action pack explores water issues around the world through singing, drama and interactive activities.
Spotlight on water (PDF, 6.4 MB) >
Discover how communities are working together to achieve healthier lifestyles.
Healthy living (PDF, 267 KB) >
Healthy living (.pptx, 5 MB) >
This lesson plan teaches children about gravity flow systems used to transport water.
Science (PDF, 1.74 MB) >
History, maths and art resources >
These activities aim to encourage children to learn why they need to wash hands thoroughly and explore effective handwashing techniques.
Primary lesson plan (PDF, 2,666 KB) >
Early years lesson plan (PDF, 1,761 KB) >
This set of activities introduces the stages of the water cycle to pupils so they can see all the different processes at work.
The water cycle (PDF, 413 KB) >
These interactive activities will help support your pupils to learn more about global water issues.
Watch, learn and play >