Ages 11-13: Budgeting and expenses

Highlight to students the importance of making choices between needs and wants, and the rewards of staying within a budget.

Time frame:

60 min

Learning objectives for students:

  • budgeting is about making choices between needs and wants
  • staying on or under budget reaps positive rewards
  • they are in charge of choices, but must be aware of making them

Lesson outline

  • facilitator introduction
  • topic introduction
  • activity
  • Q&A/closing

Workshop materials

Your workshop package contains the following materials that are needed to present your workshop.

Facilitator materials:

  • forms
    • volunteer self-evaluation form
    • teacher evaluation form
  • lesson plan
  • facilitator’s guide
  • speaker's notes

Activity handouts:

  • Party cards
  • Secret Good Chance cards
  • Secret Bad Chance cards
  • student evaluation form

Additional materials:

  • workshop overview
  • invitation to host a financial literacy workshop

Questions?

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