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Teachers can use the table below to access the best activities for their class:

  1. Choose the key stage, title, topic and focus best suited to children’s learning needs;
  2. Download the compact Activity Notes to help plan and prepare quickly;
  3. Check what other equipment, if any, needs to be ready; and
  4. Enjoy trying a different approach to teaching a familiar topic.

Key Stage 1

Title

Topic

Focus

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My Dinner Party

Shopping for ingredients

Decorating a cake 

Setting the table

Money up to 10p

Repeating patterns

One-to-one correspondence

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Money at Home

Weekly shopping

Value for money

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Exploring a Budget

Budgeting

Spending and saving

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Home Budget

Budgeting

Addition and subtraction up to £350

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Spending Spree: Preparation

Preparation

Value for money and best buys

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Spending Spree: Shop Visit

Class visit to a shop

Making choices

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Spending Spree: Receipt Review

Receipt review

Reviewing choices - receipt

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Home Party Plans

Plan a party

Value for money

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A Class Party Planner

Plan a party

Value for money

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Media Mayhem

Advertising

Marketing – media, advert

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Money Wise

Lost and stolen money

Financial consequences – expensive, responsible, save, bank, building society, money box, credit union, post office

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Guess the Price

Methods of payment

Credit, debit, bank account, cheque

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What Should We Do?

Financial choices

Finding money, witnessing theft, raising money for charity

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Money in Other Countries

Travel

Currency – currency, Euro, dollar, Sterling

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Jenny’s Dilemma

Financial thinking

Consequences

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How Can We Plan a Celebration?

Planning a party

Budgeting

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These activities are taken from the resource booklets below.

 

Key Stage 2

Title

Topic

Focus

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Money Sources

Where does money come from?

Where money comes from at home and in school

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School Money Waste

Wasting money

How money is wasted in school

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Money and Me

Pocket money

Understand that money is limited

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Classroom Budgeting

Spending wisely

Budgeting and value for money

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The Free School Trip

Planning a trip

Real life budgeting

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Managing Your Money

Money management

Sharing, spending and saving

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Money Saving Tips

Saving

How to save money

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Money Wise Campaign

Advertising

Media marketing

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A Money Diary

Spending

Real life recording

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Is Money Worth Saving?

To save or not to save

Real life decision making

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Money Promises

Wasting money

Taking real life action

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Home or Away – Comparing Prices

Money in other countries

Converting currency and value for money

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Comparing Prices in the Past

Rising prices

Understanding inflation

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Money Makes the World Go Around

Currency and bartering

Understanding goods and services

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First Step Towards Currency

History of money

Why money was invented

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Comparing Currencies

Converting currencies

Understanding holiday money

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Design Your Own Banknote

Banknotes

Understanding the features of banknotes

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Fairtrade: Market Day

Fairtrade

Budgeting and value for money

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Counting the Cost

Water usage

Budgeting and value for money

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The Suitcase  Challenge

Planning a camping trip

Budgeting and value for money

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Supermarket Sweep

Price comparison

Budgeting and value for money

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A Round of Golf

Golf

Adding up scorecards

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Money in Sport

Football

Comparing costs for different clubs

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Many Ways to Score

Rugby

Solving problems collaboratively

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Three is the Magic Number

Football

Multiples of 2 and 3

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These activities are taken from the resource booklets below.