Resources, activities and games
The Caritas Challenge takes place in Lent – the period of preparation for Easter. All schools receive a teacher’s pack with ideas and activities for Lent. You can access this comprehensive range of additional resources which focus on the challenges faced by people in the Pacific as a result of climate change.
Everything you want to know about the Caritas Challenge, in booklet form.
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Games, activities and other resources
Calculate how much water your family or group uses each day in the kitchen, bathroom, laundry and outside.
Use a water calculator to find out what your Water Footprint is and how you may be able to reduce your water use.
This activity allows groups to reflect on Catholic social teaching and bible verses that focus on water and our responsibility as stewards of God’s creation.
This activity sheet provides a leader the instructions and answers needed to run the Climate Change Detective Treasure Hunt activity for a group.
This interactive activity challenges group members to line up across a continuum and share their feelings based on their opinions.
This short PowerPoint quiz will stretch young people’s knowledge about water to the limit.
This activity focuses on global inequality and allows participants to experience the lives of other young people around the world.
This activity involves a three-tier class system on a spacecraft and allows young people to explore the inequalities of the world.
Statistics around water access are used for a number of activities to promote reflection about global justice.
This game helps young people explore how the unequal distribution of wealth affects people’s experiences and aspirations.
Play this extreme version of Paper, Scissors, Rock like Fijian young people and challenge your friends.
This traditional team game from Kiribati will test out even the most co-ordinated superstars!
Iou Naiong is a team version of hide-and-seek played in Papua New Guinea. Give it a go and see who wins!
If you’ve mastered petanque then this adapted game from Vanuatu will bring out your competitive instincts.
Work together and follow the steps to create your own water filter to test out.
If you’re hungry, grab some bananas and try out this great recipe for banana dumplings enjoyed in Tonga.
This poster from the Caritas Lent 2017 resources challenges us to consider how we can minimise our impact on climate change at home.
Be inspired by this poem for Matefele Peinem to write your own pledge to care for the environment for the sake of the next generation.