An example of a linking day plan made for teachers visiting a neutral venue.



by Libby Walden and Richard Jones ISBN-13 978-1848575080
Explore a world of emotions with this stunning peep-through picture book.

Explore a world of emotions using this stunningly illustrated picture book. The lyrical text make every feeling come to life to help children understand the range of emotions that may experience. It can also prompt further discussion about feelings- what they feel like (to themselves and others), how to recognise them and how to express them.

Using Philosophy for Children this activity engages students together in a self-critical (reflective) practice of asking questions, testing ideas and arriving at conclusions.

KS2 | 30 Mins | Group

Taken from the fantastic book ‘We Are All Born Free‘ by Amnesty, Freedom Park shows Article 3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: “We all have the right to life”. In class, children can explore the different messages they can see within the image and during class visit days, children can work collaboratively to create their very own version of Freedom Park!



Active ideas for the classroom: name & lie, geoscape mapping & drama.

KS2 | 30 Mins | Teacher led

by Giles Andreae ISBN13: 9780439287197
Gerald the giraffe longs to dance, but his legs are too skinny and his neck is too long. Eventually Gerald learns to celebrate his own abilities and have confidence in himself.

Global Connections


How are we connected to people/places/cultures in other parts of the world.

KS2/3 | 60 Mins | Teacher led

Starter activity using Google Images (or Google Earth) to see our place (the local) from a global perspective.

KS2/3 | 60 Mins | Group

Hand Art


This activity provides instructions for a linking art activity in pairs that can be used on a primary class visit.

KS2 | 15 Mins | Teacher led, group activity

by Carole McCloud 2015 Bucket Fillers ISBN-10: 099609993X
Through a simple story this heart-warming book encourages positive behaviour as children see how rewarding it is to express daily kindness, appreciation, and love.