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TES Fairtrade Partner Spotlight
Celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight with this collection of quizzes, games, videos, recipes, assemblies, lesson plans and more.
TES are working with partners Traidcraft & amp; Fairtrade Foundation to raise awareness of global trading, fairtrade farming and how pupils can make a difference. Traidcraft’s dedicated school resources include 100+ fairtrade-themed cross curricular lesson plans for key stage 1 - 4. Fairtrade Foundation are encouraging your pupils to ‘take a step’ towards supporting farmers and workers to strive towards a brighter future. Find their resources and those shared by the generous teaching community below.
Try these resources from TES partner Traidcraft:
- Explore how fairtrade has made a difference to the lives of workers across the world through this lesson plan and case studies for History.
- Create a fairtrade tree in Citizenship to explain the importance of fairtrading.
- Design a class fairtrade fortnight mascot to promote this year’s cause, a worthy art project.
- Is fairtrade an instrument of justice? Have students debate this with these stimuli.
- For a fairtrade feast, get students stirred up designing a classroom cookbook.
- Piece by piece students can grasp the bigger picture of fairtrade with this jigsaw puzzle.
- Can fairtrade be sacred? Explore the relationship between the Hindi values of Dharma and Karma and the ethos of the fortnight.
- Get pupils communicating the hard hitting issues and raising awareness through the power of rap in this English lesson.
More resources on TES:
- What really is fair trade? Decision diamonds and discussions for Year 9 students.
- A bonanza of banana-trade activities, getting to the root of unfairness.
- Market the message and make a difference with this 9 lesson fairtrade exploration.
- Use Google Earth to explore the countries where fairtrade is starting to have an impact in this Geography lesson.
- Follow the journey of the cocoa bean from tree to chocolate bar.
- Quiz your students- they may drink coffee, but do they know where it comes from? who makes it? and what they have to do?
- Follow the story of Banelino and Asobanu, two fair-trade banana producers from the Dominican Republic, in this short film.
- Where does coffee come from? Using Google pupils can create their own map to explore coffee growing regions.
- What is fairtrade? Where does food come from? Answer all of your students’ questions with this extensive lesson plan pack.
- Fairtrade can be fun- show students with this tasty recipe.
- Do your pupils ever wonder where their chocolate comes from? or how much farmers are paid for cultivating their food? Test their fairtrade knowledge with this interactive quiz.
- A rhythm and rhyme for fairtrade fortnight.
- Learn the lingo of local tradespeople in the Dominican Republic with fairtrade vocab in Spanish.
For more Fairtrade resources…
- The official Fairtrade Foundation website is full of activity ideas, PowerPoint presentations, tips from other schools and classroom resources (including pictures, posters and stickers).
- Website with many fair trade resources for citizenship and geography (primary and secondary).