Today’s activity is about different ways of paying for things! Cash is fairly easy for kids to understand, but nowadays, there are loads of ways to pay, from plastic cards to digital payments, from smartphones to smartwatches. It’s harder for children to make the link between earning and spending, and understand the value of money. So talking about the different methods can help kids realise plastic cards aren’t a magical source of money!
The activity: Which way to pay?
We’ve made an easy PDF activity sheet that you can print out and the kids can have a go at filling in. There are some ways to pay and things you might buy. Show the list to your child, and ask them to match up which way they would use for the different things.
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