I Want It!

KS1/2

This unit centres on Tara and her mother. Tara is now old enough to get some pocket money and to save up for things she may wish to buy. On completion of this unit the children will have explored a range of issues in relation to realistic saving, earning, planning and budgeting.

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Lesson plans

Lesson 1: Sharing the chores / jobs at home KS1/2

Children explore being part of a family and the individual's contribution to the running of the household. They consider roles and responsibilities in the home and if and when young people should be paid, or not, for doing chores.

Lesson 2: Exploring needs and wants KS1/2

Using a range of needs and wants, including basic human needs, children are encouraged to consider some of the priorities that adults may need to set when operating with limited funds and how this might affect them and their family.

Lesson 3: Spend and Save calculator KS1/2

Children explore how they might make, save and spend money, set goals for spending and create staged plans to reach goals. They will learn more about planning and choosing what to buy within a budget over time.

Curriculum links for PSHE and SEAL are set out as a curriculum assessment schedule for this unit and links to statutory frameworks are included.

To preview, print or download click on one of the lesson outlines.

Resources

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I Want It! KS1/2 Offline Storybook

Download book to print

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I Want It! KS1 Could I Help With That

Activity: Could I Help with That?

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I Want It! KS1/2 Lesson Plans

Detailed outline of all units with overview of lessons

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I Want It! KS1/2 Savings Factsheet

Factsheet: Saving Facts

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I Want It! KS1 Working Together

Letter for parents/carers outlining KS1 activities that can be done at home

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I Want It! KS2 Working Together

Letter for parents/carers outlining KS2 activities that can be done at home

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