Planning a major purchase

Your child will learn to:

  • fully grasp the steps involved in making a major purchase
  • get involved in a medium- or long-term project
  • realize the benefits of saving
  • make an informed choice

Activity summary

For young people ages 12 to 14

Does your child dream of having his or her own computer? As your child is about to become a first-time consumer, it's a golden opportunity for teaching him or her to shop wisely. As a parent, you are the perfect person to offer advice and support at every step of the computer purchasing process.

At this age, your child is able to assess his or her needs, budget and how to plan the purchase.