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A joint project on <em>Charly and the Chocolate Factory.</em>
A joint project on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

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Funding: for joint curricular activities with your partner school.

primary project ideas

Are you interested in getting involved in a joint project with a primary school or group in Germany?

Are you looking for ideas and inspiration?

This page includes a few suggestions for themes and activities to help you get started. To receive more information on ideas for projects, please contact us.

Topics

The environment

Plant life, animals and water
Activities: pupils collect poems in English and German on the theme of the environment
Products: poems, posters and collages.

Alternative energy - our way to save the planet
Activities: pupils learn and write about recycling processes.
Products: posters and leaflets.

European citizenship, identity, culture

Growing up in Europe / cultural diversity
Activities: pupils compare their cultures, traditions and local surroundings.
Products: town guides, costumes, decorations, poster presentations of local history, events and handicrafts.

A day in the life of…
Activities: pupils describe their everyday life (school, home, pets and daily routine) in pictures, stories, collages and films.
Products: Self portraits, posters, diaries, school materials, films.

Celebrations and Holidays

Local holidays, festivals and traditions
Activities: pupils compare how birthdays are celebrated.
Products: posters, books, pictures, cards, decorations, costumes.

A trip through Europe
Activities: pupils sing songs in different languages and present their own and other European countries.
Products: audio and video recordings, decorated sheet music, posters.

Art, literature, music, film and drama

Let’s cook!
Activities: pupils test and present recipes, take pictures of local dishes and write a cookery book together.
Product: cookery book.

Fairy tales
Activities: pupils illustrate and perform regional or national fairytales, myths and legends.
Products: books, pictures and videos of the plays.

General correspondence and ICT activities

  • Pen pals 
  • Video conferencing 
  • Webpage creation 
  • Email 
  • Blogging 
  • Podcasting

Exchange of:

  • Letters 
  • Stories / story books 
  • Recipe books 
  • Calendars 
  • Drawings 
  • Photos 
  • Videos / film clips 
  • CDs / songs