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Lesson plans and ideas

Lesson plans and ideas

Barefoot Books World AtlasKey Stage 1 (KS1) Exploring China lesson plan

Using Barnaby Bear and the Barefoot Books World Atlas to encourage students to locate China on a map and find out more about the country. Written by Hannah Crisp, B.Ed. student, University of Greenwich.


Key Stage 2 (KS2) Barefoot Books World Atlas lesson plans

Using the Barefoot Books World Atlas to understand what an atlas is and what features they contain. Written by Joss Plotkin, Subject Leader for Geography, Gospel Oak Primary School, London Borough of Camden.


Barefoot World Atlas is an interactive 3D globe that invites children to explore the regions and countries of the world, discovering hundreds of fascinating features and immersing themselves in the rich wonders of our planet. Geographer and BBC TV presenter Nick Crane is your guide as, with the swipe of a finger, you fly around a beautiful world created by artist David Dean. Barefoot World Atlas was selected by Apple in 2013 as one of the 10 best apps ever made, and has been downloaded over four million times.

The Barefoot Books World Atlas is available as an award winning app which can be downloaded.

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