Back-to-school shopping

Financial skills to explore

  • Comparing ads
  • Differentiating needs and wants
  • Making purchases with a set amount
  • Using goods and services responsibly

For children ages 8 to 9

Activity summary

Have you ever considered involving your children in the process of shopping for school supplies?

After this activity, you'll have the knowledge to guide yourself and your children in managing purchases and looking for opportunities to save and stay within your budget.