Below is a list of resources compiled an elementary unit study of Africa. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy!
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Studying Africa was one of the highlights of our kindergarten year! We loved learning about different regions of Africa and all of the exotic animals and their habitats. We spent extra time in Africa completing projects and diving into vivid and humorous folklore.
This list is up-to-date as of January 2017. Lineups on Netflix and Prime change frequently and occasionally YouTube videos are deleted. If you see something that is no longer available, please leave a comment. I will update this as needed. Thanks!
Originally compiled to align with Build Your Library‘s Kindergarten Around the World curriculum.
Week 14 Africa – Overview
Week 14 YouTube Playlist African Animals, Geography, and Folk Tales
Week 15 Africa – Savannah, Dunes of the Desert
Week 15 YouTube Playlist African Animals, Geography, and Folk Tales
Week 16 Africa– Folk Tales
Week 16 YouTube Playlist African Animals, Geography, and Folk Tales
Week 17 Africa – Animals
Week 17 YouTube Playlist African Animals, Geography, and Folk Tales
Week 18 Africa – Geography and Review
Week 18 YouTube Playlist African Animals, Geography, and Folk Tales
Download your four page printable resources for Around the World Unit Studies.
Tarzan and Jane
The Prince of Egypt
DIY Jane Goodall and Chimpanzee Lapbook
Shows featuring African themes:
Travel with Kids Season 5
12. Travel With Kids: South Africa Safari Family Adventure
13. Travel With Kids: South Africa Cape Town and Sharks
Travel with Kids Season 6
3. South Africa’s Garden Coast
4. South Africa’s Wildlife Adventures
Wild Kratts Season 2
7. Let the Rhinos Roll!
Wild Kratts Season 10
2. Tenrec Treasure Hunt
3. Lemur Legs
4. Golden Bamboo Lemur
5. Mini Madagascar
6. Fossa Palooza
1. Elephants I: Educating Emily
2. Elephants II: Wild Elephants Couldn’t Drag Me Away
6. Mgobo of Baboon Mountain
10. Heavyweights of Africa!
3. Maximum Cheetah Velocity!
9. Hyenas Are Cool
2. Lion, King of the Beasts?
3. Leopard: The Prince of Death
7. Spots and Stripes Forever
10. Around Africa in Eight Hours
Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild (1 Season)
Episode 5, Race for Survival
Episode 6, Pride of Sanbona
Episode 7, Africa’s Big Five
Episode 8, Shamwari Soul of the Earth
Episode 9, The Cape of Good Hope
Episode 10, Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
Episode 11, Wildlife Vets
Episode 17, Elephants of Zimbabwe
Episode 18, Zimbabwe River of Life
Episode 19, Elephant Camp
Episode 20, Okavango Delta
Episode 21, Zimbabwe Cats and Dogs
Episode 22, The Wilds
Episode 26, Horn of Hope
Mouk (1 Season)
Episode 1 Part 1, Lucky Charm (Sahara Desert Camel Race)
Episode 3 Part 2, A Helping Hand (African Wedding)
Episode 16 Part 2, Sail Down the Nile
Episode 24 Part 2, Christmas in Madagascar
Episode 30 Part 2, The Barter (Sahara Desert)