The activities in this resource will encourage learners to discuss their ideas and feelings around budgets, the costs of buying clothes, buying and selling second hand and the potential impact of keeping up appearances around others.
Subject area: social studies
Experiences and outcomes: speaking to others, understanding social impact
- Begin by reading Skint! as a group up to page 23.
- Now use the discussion points to facilitate a conversation on how your learners feel about budgeting.
- Then ask your learners to individually complete the living costs and budgeting sheets, taking into account their own situation.
- You can find helpful budgeting information on the Money Saving Expert(this will open in a new window) website.