Do You Like to Spend or Save?
Main Subject Area: Mathematics
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Coins Used in Lesson:
Grade Level(s): K-2
2. As a class, discuss coins and the different places people keep their money - wallets, coin purses, piggy banks, jars, banks, etc.
3. Give each student a paper square and crayons. Have them draw a piggy bank to represent their own money.
4. Ask the students, Do you like to spend or save? To answer the question, have each student come to the front of the room and glue his or her bank under Spend or Save on the graph.
5. As a class, analyze the results. Ask questions such as: How many students in our class like to save their money? How many like to spend their money? How many more people in our class like to spend their money instead of save it? (or vice versa.) What else can you tell about the students in our room from this graph?
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