Session 3: Needs and Wants

Introduction: When shopping, we must think of our needs and wants when deciding what to buy. Developing an understanding of needs, wants and the importance of not always buying things on impulse is crucial for children to make positive spending choices.  

Now watch the Cookie Monster video!

Main Discussion: Talk with your child about some of the things that are needs and wants in your house. Was there ever a time you wanted something you could not afford? What did you do?