Kids will love investigating the beautiful country of South Africa and creating a book or a poster to share what they learned.
- a poster board or sheets of paper stapled together
- glue or tape
- library books about South Africa
- National Geographic Kids
- Kids World Travel Guide
Cut and paste the printables to make a book or poster about South Africa. (The following numbers correspond to the numbers on the printable.)
- Passport Stamp
- Sawubona is a common greeting in Zulu – one of the 11 official languages in South Africa.
- Color South Africa’s flag. Flagpedia
- Complete the compass rose and map key. Label South Africa’s neighboring countries and bodies of water. Fill in the map using the symbols from the map key. Kids Brittanica Map
- Identify the population, area, climate, and products of South Africa.
- Label and color South Africa’s currency. Use an online currency converter to see how much it equals in your country’s currency.
- Decorate the cutouts in traditional South African clothing (draw and color or cut and paste paper or fabric).
- Draw a picture of a typical South African meal on the plate. Write a brief description.
- Learn about South Africa’s 11 official languages. Make a mini-dictionary of some words.
Graphic Credits: The Lost Teacher, Dancing Crayon Designs
Globe Trottin’ Kids offers a variety of guided country research projects for kids. Visit our store to see more.
Welcome to our Olympics for Kids series! The Olympics are a wonderful opportunity to teach kids about the world and explore cultures together.
Today, you can find more about other printables from various countries thanks to our participating bloggers:
Passport to the Olympics – Multicultural Kid Blogs
South Africa Research Project – Globe Trottin’ Kids
Mexico in the Olympics – Mommy Maestra
Best Olympic Sports for French People – La Cité des Vents
Portugal in the Olympics – the piri-piri lexicon
Opening Ceremonies Flag Scavenger Hunt – Kid World Citizen
Olympic Athlete Trading Cards – use resources wisely
Exploring Puerto Rico Landmarks – Discovering the World Through My Son’s Eyes
Don’t forget that you can also download our Summer Games Unit activity pack to learn more about the world and have fun during the Olympics.