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Skint!: Need or want?
This lesson will give learners the opportunity to discuss the differences between ‘needing things’ and ‘wanting things’ and how these can inform their saving and purchasing choices.
Subject area: social studies, numeracy
Experiences and outcomes: speaking to others, gaining understanding around social impact, using numbers and budgeting, working out percentages
- Begin by reading Skint! up to page 65 as a group.
- Facilitate a conversation using the discussion points.
- Support your learners to carry out the purchasing, saving plans, living costs and budgeting activities.
- You can find further information on The Money Advice Service(this will open in a new window) and Money Saving Expert(this will open in a new window) websites.