The Mary's Meals Nativity
Download our wonderful free Nativity kit for primary schools by authors Denise and Frank Cottrell-Boyce.
Frank, who wrote best-selling book Millions, and his wife Denise, have created two easy to memorise rhyming scripts for primary school children – complete with handy hints on filming, costumes and editing.
Meals Make A Difference
Meals Make A Difference is a cross-curricular learning resource for teachers to use with pupils between five and eight years old. The resource will support the curriculum objectives of developing your pupils as successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors.
The sessions are infused with opportunities for pupils to develop cross-curricular skills for life, learning and work. The activities will also link to learning about the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, helping pupils understand how children around the world are impacted by issues such as rights and development.
Hunger To Hope
Hunger to Hope is a cross-curricular learning resource for teachers to use with pupils between eight and 11 years old. The resource will support the curriculum objectives of developing your pupils as ethical and informed citizens, creative contributors and confident individuals.
The sessions are infused with opportunities for pupils to develop cross-curricular skills, thinking skills and personal capabilities. The activities will also link to learning about the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, helping pupils understand how children like them around the world are impacted by issues such as rights and development.
Little Acts Make A Big Difference
Little Acts Make A Big Difference helps secondary school students learn about the lives of children around the world and see the huge difference a school meal makes to young people living in poverty.
You can pick and choose from six sessions, with the option of a tailored session for Catholic schools (download here). There is also a handy curriculum guide to help teachers integrate these sessions into their lesson plans (download here).
Mary's Meals Superheroes
Hear what some young superheroes have to say about the power of porridge!
This range of engaging resources for primary school children includes games, a ‘make your own superhero mask’ activity, colouring-in sheets and a video that you can watch here.
The Shed That Fed A Million Children
These short excerpts from the book The Shed That Fed A Million Children, written by our founder, take children from the Highlands of Scotland to the heart of Africa. The pack includes questions for reflection and discussion. You can also watch videos of our founder Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow reading the excerpts here.
Explore how poverty can prevent children around the world from getting an education through Grace’s story.
This inspiring educational pack for primary school children includes worksheets, drawing activities and a video that you can watch here.
Fill Mugs To Fight Hunger
Many of the children who eat Mary’s Meals consider their feeding mug to be a cherished item. This kit helps children to turn a household mug into a collection cup, complete with decorative labels, to raise funds and fight hunger.
World Porridge Day
Celebrate World Porridge Day on 10 October and raise funds to feed hungry children with Mary’s Meals by holding a Porridge Party for your friends and family.
Download our free Porridge Party Pack, filled with fun activities, to celebrate the day. Don’t forget to share photos from your Porridge Party, or a photo of you enjoying a bowl of porridge, using #porridgesmiles on social media, tagging @marysmeals