Who doesn't like to buy "stuff"? Ask any kid what they would buy if they had $100 and you'll get plenty of answers! Earning money, buying, and saving are all important skills for kids. They'll be using those skills for a lifetime. Here's the good thing, the great lessons, videos and games on the web can give your unit the extra kick you need to really get kids engaged! Try out some of the great sites below…kids will love them!
This is a great activity to use at centers. Students are given a number of goods and services and must drag and drop them onto the correct category.
It's always good to let kids hear something other than their teacher's voice! A good short video does the trick! Here are some of my goods and services favorites:
This video on goods and services is perfect for second grade!
Talking about wants and needs fits in perfectly when studying goods and services!
This is a great (short) video to introduce goods and services.
Ok! I love Brain Pop and this is a FREE video on Goods and Services...Love!
This site has about any economics lesson you could want!
I love a good story to kick off a unit. If you would like to check out my story unit
on goods and services, check out the link below.