- Worldwide, 790 million people do not have access to an improved water source.
- An estimated 2.5 billion people lack access to improved sanitation (more than 35% of the world’s population).
- In 2006, 7 out of 10 people without access to improved sanitation were rural inhabitants.
- Today, women around the world will spend a collective 200 million hours collecting water.
The Boat That Went on Land and on Water – French
Treason – South Africa
The Dance for
Water or Rabbit’s Triumph – South Africa
The Dancing Water,
the Singing Apple, and the Speaking Bird – Italy |https://fairytalez.com/dancing-water-singing-apple-speaking-bird/
The Drop of Water -Danish
The Fish and the
Leopard’s Wife – Nigeria
The Hare and the Water – Africa
The New Water – Sufi
Tortoise Finds Water - South Africa
The Water of Life –
The Water of Life - German
The Water Spirit – German
Why the Hippo Lives in the Water – Nigeriahttps://folkli.com/why-the-hippo-lives-in-the-water-a-efik-folktale
Water Mythology – Background on a number of mythological creatures associated with water.
SEED (Schlumberger Excellence in
Educational Development) – An Ocean of Stories
https://web.archive.org/web/20111129022623/http://www.planetseed.com/node/22911 (Note this link is from the Wayback machine as the original link is no longer active. You may still access the stories via the link) from Algeria to Yemen, adapted and retold by renowned storyteller Laura Simms. There are also seven activities to complement the stories, but registration is required.
4 Easy Ways to
Celebrate World Water Day with Kids of All Ages|
6 Easy Ways to
Teach your Kids About World Water Day
10 Children’s Books That Celebrate World Water Day
6 Fun Classroom Ideas To Celebrate World Water Day
From Learning to Give
- Measure It Up!
- Save That
- Where Does
Our Water Come From?
Earth’s Water: A
Drop In Your Cup – Grade 3 – 5
Geology.com – Lots of lesson plans and activities.
A Never Ending Story
Water Mythology – Background on several
mythological creatures associated with water.
Sit back, relax, and listen to the enchanting music of Patrick Ball: Song of the Water Kelpie.
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Karen Chace 2012 ©