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The Story of the Weeping Camel

Activity 3: The Lives of People Living in Other Places

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The family in The Story of the Weeping Camel live a very different life to anybody in the United Kingdom.

The family are herders, which mean that they move around the desert finding places for their animals to feed People who live their life moving around like this are called nomads. Animals are more important to them than money, because the animals provide them with food, milk, transport and clothing.

Using the background information listed above, fill out the table below with information about how the lives of the people in The Story of the Weeping Camel are different or the same to yours.

  Nomads Me
Mealtimes and Food
Parents' jobs
Toys, Games