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Requesting Artefacts

Our artefact packs are very popular resources and we recommend that you request them well in advance to avoid disappointment. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request any of our artefact packs.  Contents of artefact boxes can vary slightly from those shown.

Follow this link for the Geography Artefacts Information Pack.

Africa

Explore the African locality of the Gambia with this collection of artefacts from Serrekunda.

africa artefact box

Contents:

  • African ladies display drape
  • Batik
  • Bracelet
  • Brush
  • Calabash
  • Charcoal pot
  • Doll
  • Dot painted mask
  • Dress (top and skirt with headscarf)
  • Hibiscus tea
  • Ladle
  • Fan
  • Mask
  • Money
  • Necklace
  • Rattle
  • Seedpod
  • Sieve
  • Soap
  • Tie and dye cloth
  • Tooth stick 
  • 2 photo packs

 

Chembakoli (India)

23 genuine artefacts made and used by the people of Chembakoli.Chembakolli artefacts box

Contents:

  • Kudam
  • Seevaki
  • Catapult
  • Therika
  • Steel tumbler
  • Dhal
  • Rice
  • Ragi
  • Pepper
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Cloth
  • Fan
  • Cheenam
  • Muram
  • Coconut shell spoon
  • Bambook container
  • Putheri
  • Calendar
  • Velenchikol
  • Peechamkuzhal
  • Mundu
  • Photopack
  • Laminated guide

China

The China teaching resources are designed to give the children an insight into Chinese life, culture and environment.China artefacts box

Contents:

  • Abacus & notes
  • 4 China Enquirer newspapers
  • Child's outfit
  • Chinese latern
  • Chinese newspaper
  • Chopsticks
  • Rice bowl & spoon
  • Coolie hat
  • Fan
  • Jade horoscope necklace
  • Kite
  • Parasol
  • Shuttlecock
  • Terracotta warrior
  • Chinese flag
  • Photopack
  • 2 photo cd's
  • Information booklet for teachers plus cross curricular scheme of work
  • Liling Looks Around storybook plus electronic version

 

India

A selection of decorative and colourful artefacts and fabrics from India.India artefact box

Contents: 

  • Traditional sequin shoes
  • Chhab tray
  • Elephant mobile
  • Male and female Raj puppets
  • Sari
  • Rajasthan rider
  • Mini sari figure
  • Sequin wall hanging
  • Elephant painting
  • Chunari (dupatta)
  • Toran
  • Deceorated elephant
  • Small Ganesh figure
  • Bollywood CD
  • Laminated guide

Japan

Introduce pupils to the culture, customs and art of Japan with this exciting collection of artefacts, which have been sourced from all over the world.

Japan artefact box

Contents:

  • Abacus
  • Book of postcards (Hokusai or Hiroshige)
  • Carp windsocks
  • Chopsticks with chopstick holder
  • 2 pieces of display fabric
  • Geisha doll
  • Child's Geisha outfit
  • Greetings cards with Kanji letters
  • Headbands
  • Japan's flag
  • Adult kimono with obi
  • Kokeshi dolls
  • Matcha whisk and scoop
  • Newspapers
  • Origami paper cranes
  • Large paper lantern
  • Small paper lanterns with Kanji letters
  • Silk fan
  • Traditional sandals
  • Yakko kite
  • Prints by Jenny Tsang, Hokusai, Kuniyoshi & Hiroshige
  • Laminated guide to the contents and the culture & traditions of Japan

Kenya

Explore Masai art, music and culture with this collection of genuine artefacts.Kenya artefact box

Contents:

  • Kenyan Flag
  • Milk gourd pot
  • Old man figure
  • Masai beadwork hippo
  • Masai beadwork giraffe
  • Masai bead headdress
  • Clay coil cup
  • Calimba
  • Kambaya
  • 2 beaded spoons
  • Large zebra twist drums
  • Small Masai mask
  • Masai choker
  • Masai child's bracelet
  • Car tyre sandals
  • Photopack

Mexico

A contrasting locality overseas - Tocuaro. Mexico artefact box

Contents:

  • Shepherd's flute
  • Jacob's ladder toy
  • Friend catcher
  • Cactus ball
  • Monkey drum
  • Panpipes
  • Earthenware burner with charcoal and copal
  • Back basket
  • Carved wooden mask
  • Fruit & vegetables
  • Barrel & stick toy
  • Spinning top
  • Small maracas
  • Shawl (sarape)
  • Hanging gourds
  • Day of the dead couple
  • God of Miaz figure
  • Mexican music CD
  • Stories on Mexican wallhangings photopack
  • Mexican ceremonial masks photopack
  • Mexico teaching pack
  • Laminated guide 

 

Rainforest (Caboclo)

Recreate a little bit of the rainforest in your classroom.Rainforest Caboclo artefact box

Contents:

  • Artefacts and forest products
  • Photopack
  • Newspapers
  • Musical instruments
  • Images CD
  • Teachers' book and lesson plans

 

 

 

South America

A selection of decorative and colourful artefacts and fabrics from South America.south america artefact box

Contents:

  • Guatemalan jaguar mask
  • Ecuador loom weaving
  • Chilean San pedro weaving
  • Sombrero
  • Guatemalan worry people
  • Peruvian pan pipes
  • Bolivian chullo (hat)
  • Peruvian gourd maraccas
  • Bolivian llama
  • Peruvian gourd person
  • Peruvian musicians
  • Peruvian tarka flute
  • Peruvian Inca ocarina

 

St Lucia

A contrasting locality overseas.st lucia artefact box

Contents:

  • St Lucia flag
  • Map of St Lucia
  • St Lucia Enquirer newspaper
  • Caribbean playground CD
  • 6 photopacks each with 5 A4 photos
  • Focus on St Lucia teachers' book plus 28 A4 photos and CD