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Child putting Canadian 20 dollar bills into a piggy bank

Grades 7/8: Savings and bank accounts

Teach students the benefits of saving when making daily financial choices.

Time frame: 60 min

Learning objectives for students:

  • small changes make big differences
  • saving is a mindset that must be trained and developed
  • saving must be use when making daily financial choices

Lesson outline:

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


  • Suzie Spender (case study)


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We will provide a CPA volunteer to lead the session with a prepared presentation, activities, handouts and worksheets. Note: If more than one session is needed, please fill out a second form and submit.

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