Drawing up a budget

Financial skills to explore

  • Making a purchase with a set amount of money
  • Establishing a budget
  • Learning good purchasing practices
  • Understanding the importance of saving

For children ages 10 to 11

Activity summary

There is no ideal age to start saving. After this activity, your children will know why they want to save and they will be comfortable when it comes to planning purchases based on the discounts they find and items they really need.