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To help educate children on the global trading system, the Trade Game was developed. The Trade Game illustrates how trade actually works, as well… Read More
To help educate children on the global trading system, the Trade Game was developed. The Trade Game illustrates how trade actually works, as well as who benefits, and who loses. It aims to help players understand how trade affects a country’s prosperity. It provides a simple outline of some very complex issues. The Trade Game is designed for players 11 years and older. It can be played with 15 to 30 players in any type of classroom setting. The rules and skills required are simple, so the game can be used with a wide range of abilities. Teams are created and assigned to be a country. They try to make as much money as possible with the resources such as: raw materials (modeling compound), tools (rolling pins and cookie cutters), and money they are provided. They trade with other countries (groups) to try to make as much money as possible. Read Less
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