Unravelling the Thread: The Story of Cotton

 

‘Unravelling the Thread: The Story of Cotton’ explores where cotton comes from and some of the difficulties faced along the supply chain.

This 12 minute film helps young people understand the impacts of fast fashion and highlights the difference consumers can make to people’s lives through their buying choices.

Download the accompanying Home Learning Challenge for lots of fun activities to try after watching the film. Younger viewers may want to enjoy the short film ‘Look for the Label‘ to learn where our clothes come from.

Although many of us cannot be together in schools right now, we can still learn about Fairtrade together at home. Get in touch to tell us about your activities via email (schools@fairtrade.org.uk) or Twitter. Please tag @FairtradeUKEd and use the hashtag #FairtradeTogether on social media posts!