Part four of our free lesson plans teaches your student about the country of Mexico, the principle of fairness in business, and introduces the fair-trade industry. They also give you the opportunity to teach your children about geography, reading, and writing. The spiritual emphasis for this set of free lesson plans is prayer.
Supplement your own homeschool curriculum with additional information included in these free lesson plans about the country of Mexico, including featured stories from individuals living in the Central American country, its history, culture, and religion.
Along with learning about Mexico, your children will enjoy the creative activities included in these free lesson plans. They will gain a greater understanding of what life is like for children in a developing country and will learn to create fair-trade products.
Our free lesson plans make a great introduction to Compassion and our programs. Your student may even wish to sponsor a child from Mexico!
Spiritual Emphasis: Prayer
Scriptures: Leviticus 19:36, Proverbs 11:1, Proverbs 16
This lesson gives insights into the fair-trade industry in the developing world. Students get to design and create fair-trade products similar to those found in Mexico. Download Lesson 4 part 1.
Part 2 helps students apply biblical principles of fairness in business through examples from Scripture. They create a plan to support fair trade through prayer and action. Download Lesson 4 part 2.
Compassion's work in Mexico began in 1976. There are currently more than 33,360 children participating in more than 185 child development centers.
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In fiscal year 2015, 81.8% of Compassion's expenses went directly to program activities helping children in our programs. This is one of the highest percentages for a child sponsorship organization.
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