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Picturing what you’re saving for


Students draw pictures of a savings goal and discuss the importance of saving money over time.

Big idea

Saving money can help us get the things we want in life.

Essential questions

  • Why is it a good idea to save money?
  • What do I want to save money for?


  • Understand the importance of having a goal for saving money
  • Practice creating a plan for reaching a savings goal

What students will do

  • Draw a picture of something they’d like to save money for.
  • Plan how they’ll save money for what they’ve drawn.