Global Objects Collection

Hinduism

Faiths & Festivals

Learn about the Hinduism culture and their life through our collections. We have around forty including religious objects and also daily pots, lamps and postcards.

Jewellery & accessories

Other

Learn how people were dressing with accessories around the world. We have twenty four colourful jewellery coming made in traditional forms from other countries.

Percussion from around the world

Arts

Enjoy the sound from the tradition and the history of the other regions. There are more than twenty percussions from the world in our collection.

Cooking stoves

Other

Learn how people have been preparing their table in other regions through our collection. We have stoves coming from China, Sweden, Uganda and from more  countries.

Sikhism

Faiths & Festivals

Learn about Sikhism with our Sikh artefact collections. Read our activity books and get prepared for tying a turban.

Textile Art

Arts

Learn about the multicultural Textile arts from whole around the world. We have fabrics from Asia and Africa with the colour printed art books.

Puppets

Arts

Learn about the puppetry culture which has been next to the children for centuries. We have Marionettes, Glove puppets and Shadow puppets with more resources.

Toys from around the world

Other

Learn how children are playing with their toys in other countries. We have more than 30 objects including playing games, dolls and rule books.

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Fabulous Fabrics

Other

Learn about the colourful fabrics from the other cultures and regions. we have beautifully embroidered traditional fabrics and reading books about the traditional clothing.

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Life in Guatemala

Country Collections

Learn about Guatemalan clothing and recycling culture to explore the Mayan culture. Storybooks are about rainforests and the ‘Day of Dead’ celebrations.

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Chinese New Year

Faiths & Festivals

Learn about “Chinese New Year”, the main celebration in China and see the charts of lunar calendars and Chinese Zodiac Animals.  
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Life in Bangladesh

Country Collections

Learn about Bangladesh by watching the DVD, reading the story books, wearing the sandals from there, and by drawing ‘Mehndi’ patterns. Try to design your own floating gardens!

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Indian Clothing & Accessories

Faiths & Festivals

Learn about traditional clothing culture in India by having beautiful clothes and accessories from our collection.

Life in Japan

Country Collections

Learn about the daily life in Japan through our new collection. Collection includes daily essential goods like public documents, traditional clothes, and face masks.

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Life in Ethiopia & Eritrea

Country Collections

Learn about the Ethiopian and Eritrean culture through the daily dishes, cooking utensils and food bags from our collection. Find the difference from our table.

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Life in China (2)

Country Collections

Learn about Chinese traditional art and try to write Chinese Characters by yourself. There are many activities prepared with the collection.    

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Life in Kenya & Tanzania

Country Collections

Learn to count in Swahili, make a shaker, weave with paper, try traditional Maasai beadwork, and learn about the life of Nobel Peace Prizewinner Wangari Maathai.

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Life in Ghana

Country Collections

Learn about ‘Adinkra’ printing, Fairtrade, try to design your own ‘Kente’ cloth and be inspired by the storybooks about the children in Ghana.

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Life in China (1)

Country Collections

Learn about the Chinese traditional paper lanterns and drinks, medicines, chopsticks and more, which have been used by billions of people living there everyday.  

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Life in Brazil and Rainforest

Country Collections

Learn about the food, medicines and music in rainforest and find out why they have been lost through our 16 culture activities.

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Our Food, Our World

Other

Learn about the food cultures we face everyday through the Oxfam photo activity pack 'Our Food Our World'. Collection is made from the food resources from several mixed  countries.

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Life in Zambia

Country Collections

Learn how to design the ‘chitenge’, play ‘djembe drums’ and discover African wild life. See and check the meaning of newspaper and money from Zambia.

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Life in Somalia

Country Collections

Learn about Somalia and the self-declared republic of Somaliland. Play the game ‘Shax', make ‘Anjera ‘ and see the nomadic life with the impact of tourism.

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Life in Pakistan

Country Collections

Learn about the Urdu language, painted trucks, and how to make a mango Lassi. Find the link between mathematic and Islamic design rules.

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Life in Mexico

Country Collections

Learn about the Mexican music culture through the Pan flute and Ocarina. Read books about traditional crafts and see the objects, which are used every day in Mexico.

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Life in Malawi

Country Collections

Learn about ‘Chitenje’ cloth and kitchen goods through objects from a Malawian village. There are idea-folders with the story books.

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Life in India

Country Collections

Learn about the Indian culture through traditional objects, Fairtrade, silk making and Rangoli patterns. There are more than 10 activities in our collection prepared.

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Life in West Africa

Country Collections

Learn about West African culture through clothes, accessories, daily necessities, and read the interesting stories form our travelogue books collections.

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Funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Union