Making Choices

There are things we need, and there are things we want. Both cost money! Let's find the difference.

When you've earned this leaf, you'll know more about how to make choices about using money!


Video One: Learn to know the difference between needs and wants.
Make a list of needs and wants. You can use the activity sheet!

Create a "store" in your home with magazine pictures. Collect the items and discuss what are needs and wants and how you might decide what to "buy" in a store.



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