Making a gift list

Financial skills to explore

  • Understanding the steps involved in planning a purchase
  • Prioritizing needs and wants
  • Comparing prices

For children ages 6 to 7

Activity summary

There are many occasions to give and receive gifts: the holidays, birthdays, special events, etc. It's the perfect time to teach your children to list, in order of importance and necessity, the gifts they wish to unwrap.

After this activity, you'll know when to talk about sharing, prioritizing and budgeting.