New kit 2017! New Zealand in the Wars:
This kit explores the history of the New Zealand Land Wars and our involvement in WW1.
Thank you to the Producer, Colin McRae, of Landmark Productions Ltd for permission to hire this series!
Hire fee: $20 per term plus postage. ANZAC material suitable for late primary/intermediate children. The New Zealand Wars will appeal to an older audience – high school level.
New Zealand History Alive!
This kit includes:
New Zealand History Alive is a set of audio CDs written by Helen Pearson. These CDs are wonderfully narrated and cover the time period from pre-European up until 1950s in New Zealand. There are 8 stories, each one told from the point of view of a child.
Thank you to Integrated Education for their permission to hire out these fantastic CDs. This kit does include teacher’s notes.
Hire fee: $20 per term plus postage. Suitable for late primary children up to early high school level. (The DVD is rated PG but “the thieves” may scare very young children).
The Story of the World by Susan Wise Bauer – AudioBooks!
History will never be the same! The Story of the World is an award-winning resource for families looking for a history curriculum they can fall in love with. Told in the straightforward, engaging style that has become Susan Wise Bauer’s trademark, this four-volume set covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas — find out what happened all around the world in long-ago times.
The Story of the World audio books are a collaboration between Jim Weiss, whose voice is “liquid gold” (CNN TV), and Susan Wise Bauer, whose writing has been described as “timeless and intelligent” (Publishers Weekly).
Thanks to Peace Hill Press for granting us permission to loan out The Story of the World Audio CDs! We highly recommend Peace Hill Press as the place to get all your Story of the World resources.
Recommended for ages 6+
Each Volume contains approx 9 CDs and costs $12 to hire for the term pp. Volumes 1 and 2 are both available with an activity book for an extra $6 hire.