Snakes and Ladders: Food and Farming in Malawi

AUTHOR: Irish Aid

PUBLISHER: Irish Aid

YEAR: 2013

PAGES: 1

SUMMARY:

This is a newly designed version of Snakes and Ladders – with a difference! Instead of seeing who can reach the finish line first, avoiding the snakes as much as possible, this version involves real life scenarios for people a family living in rural Malawi.

The snakes represent the challenges faced by families every year. Meanwhile the ladders represent the opportunities that may come your way…

KEYWORDS:

agriculture, farming, food, game, irish aid, malawi, primary, snakes & ladders

TARGET AUDIENCE:

senior primary, 8-12 years

CURRICULUM SUBJECTS:

social environmental and scientific education

AVAILABLE FORMATS:

game

TAGS:

Available from:

Free copies for teachers and educators can be ordered on request from the Irish Aid Volunteering and Information Centre on (01) 854 6920 or email irishaidcentre@dfa.ie


DESCRIPTION

This version of Snakes and Ladders is a game to create an awareness around the challenges faced by families living in rural parts of the world who are dependent on their crops to survive – either for eating or selling or both.

It is suitable for 2-6 players.

OTHER INFO

More information about Irish Aid and its teaching and learning activities can be found at www.irishaid.ie/teaching-and-learning