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!Fairtrade’ Programme and Activity Ideas There
are
a
wide
range
of
activities
available
on
the
subject
of
Fairtrade
suitable
for
all
the
training
 sections.
In
Scouting,
these
cover
the
Beliefs
and
Attitudes
Zone,
but
invariably
they
also
cover
 other
zones,
underlining
the
fact
that
Beliefs
and
Attitudes
underpin
all
zones.

Activities 6 Programme ideas Below
are
some
one‐off
activities
you
may
like
to
try
with
your
section: 1. Produce
the
Fairtrade
logo
as
a
collage
or
potato
print. 2. Write
a
Fairtrade
poem
or
prayer. 3. Produce
a
Fairtrade
poster. 4. Have
a
Fairtrade
quiz
–
pre‐prepared
quizzes
are
available
at
some
of
the
websites
given
 below. 5. Play
trading
games
–
games
are
available
at
some
of
the
websites
given
below. 6. Cook
using
Fairtrade
recipes
–
recipes
are
available
at
some
of
the
websites
given
below. 7. Produce
a
Fairtrade
bookmark. 8. Play
Fairtrade
games
–
games
are
available
at
some
of
the
websites
given
below. 9. Become
a
Fairtrade
Group
using
material
on
the
Fairtrade
Foundation
website. 10. 
Discover
more
about
Fairtrade
products
–
information
is
available
on
some
of
the
websites
 given
below. 11. Complete
a
Fairtrade
word
search
(see
below).
 12. Invite
a
speaker
to
one
of
your
meetings
from
one
of
the
fair
trade
organisations
listed
 below.

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7ebsites containing useful Activities and Programme ideas (most of which are downloadable) 1. Fairtrade
Foundation
www.fairtrade.org.uk
 Newsletter,
 explains
 Fairtrade,
 information
 of
 fair‐trade
 products,
 promotional 
 material,
 Fairtrade
quiz
 for
 primary
 and
 secondary
 level 
young
 people,
 films,
 photographs,
 how
 to
 become
a
Fairtrade
organisation,
Fairtrade
recipes. 2. Christian
Aid
www.christian‐aid.org.uk Background
information
on
fair
trade,
The
Trading
Game
(age 
13+)
–
shows
how
trade
works
 and
who
benefits 
and
who
loses,
The
Chocolate
trade
game
(age
9+)
–
highlights
the 
role
of
 international
trade 
and
the 
way
it
affects 
the
lives 
and
livelihoods 
of
farmers,
Trading
Trainers
 game 
(age
13+)
–
shows
how
people
work
hard
and
stay
poor,
Just
Acting
–
a 
sample
sketch
 from
a
book
of
sketches
with
that
 title
(£7.99),
A
 beautiful
game
–
introducing
the 
topic
 of
 football 
in
a
fair
 trade 
context,
 Fair’s
fair
 and
Assembly
 for
 7‐11
 year‐olds,
 Teachers 
notes
 ‘Fair
trade’
and
‘Rule
it
out!’
(contain
ideas
that
can
be
used
with
younger
age
groups). 3. Traidcraft
www.traidcraft.co.uk A
number
of
lesson
plans 
including
versions
for
non‐teachers 
which
contain
ideas 
that
can
be
 used
by
 all
sections.
 Games
–
 The 
Orange
Trading
game 
(to
 highlight
 the
pressures
facing
 farmers 
in
 the
 developing
 world),
 Unfair
 games
 (illustrating
 unfairness),
 Interdependency
 Game
 (all
 of
 these
 are
 in
 the
 Schools 
 section
 of
 the
 website).The 
 Banana 
 game 
 and
 Chopsticks 
 (these 
 are
 in
 the
 Church
 section
 of
 the
 website).
 There 
 are 
 PowerPoint
 presentations
available
on
the
site. 4. CAFOD
www.cafod.org.uk
 Interactive
games 
and
activities,
a 
Kidz
Zone
(also
interactive),
two
Worksheets 
on
the
story
 of
tea,
and
‘A
Fair
Price
for
Coffee’
(contains
teachers
notes
and
worksheets). 5. Oxfam
www.oxfam.org.uk
 A
 range
of
 educational 
resources 
with
 ideas
that
 can
 be
 used
 in
programmes,
 the 
topics
 include,
 Bring
on
the
World
–
Word
Cup
Football
(age 
9‐11),
Find
your
way
 through
trade 
–
 introduction
to
global
trade
(age
6‐11),
the
Coffee 
Chain
game
–
unfair
distribution
of
profits
 including
a
quiz
(age 
13+),
Go
Bananas
–
the
journey
of
a 
banana
from
the
Caribbean
to
the
 UK
(age
7‐11),
The
clothes
line
–
cotton
and
textile
production
(age 
7‐11).
There 
are
also
fair
 trade
recipes.
 6. World
Council
of
Churches
www.oikoumene.org
 World
 Trade
Game
(search
for
 ‘world
 trade
game’
 on
the 
website)
 –
 highlights 
how
 trade
 influences
the
development
of
a
country
(age
14+). 7. Dubble
www.dubble.co.uk
 A
number
of
interactive
games.

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