Traidcraft Schools

Traidcraft, the UK’s leading fair trade organisation, comprises of a trading company (Traidcraft plc) & a development charity (Traidcraft Exchange). The trading company sources food, drink & craft products from all over the developing world for sale in the UK, while the development charity runs projects in the world’s poorest countries with the aim of making trade work for artisans, farmers & crafts people. At Traidcraft, we believe that the children of today are the decision-makers, politicians & business leaders of tomorrow. We want these children to be well informed about how they, as consumers & as future voters & leaders, can choose to have a positive impact on others around the world through their everyday choices. Traidcraft’s dedicated schools website offers a comprehensive suite of over 100 fair trade themed cross curricular lesson plans for key stages 1-4. Visit www.traidcraftschools.co.uk for more information on the support we can offer to sc

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  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5
This assembly introduces the concept of fair trade and what it means when a product carries the Fairtrade mark.
  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5
In this lesson the children play a version of 'Happy Families' while learning about some Fairtrade producer groups. Beautiful game cards are free to...
  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5
In this lesson the class plays a board game based on the life of a honey farmer - board game free to download.
  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
In this lesson the class considers the factors which lead to migration.
  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
A series of lesson plans tying in fair trade with South African history.
  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
A project where the class carries out market research to help them design alternative Geobar packaging.
In this lesson the class writes text for a website for various Fairtrade producer groups to advertise their products.
In this lesson the class learns about some Fairtrade producers and then writes an imaginery excerpt from the autobiography of one of their children.
  • Math
  • Middle School
A series of math lessons based on fair trade, measuring wealth, drought devastation and other topics.
  • English Language Arts
  • K-2, 3-5
In this lesson from Traidcraft Schools the class writes a biography of a fair trade honey farmer.