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Introducing Water as a Basic Need

Introducing Water as a Basic Need

Becky O’Hearn | Wichita Collegiate School | Wichita, Kansas The teacher uses a picture book to illustrate the different places where people find drinking water. Then the class discusses the importance of water and where they get their own water from. Read...
Helping Students Identify Needs and Wants

Helping Students Identify Needs and Wants

Noel Lucero | Kensler Elementary | Wichita, Kansas In this activity, the teacher involves the students in brainstorming needs and wants using a T-chart. The students then draw pictures of needs and wants on their own and share with the class. Read Transcript Hi, today...
Needs Versus Wants

Needs Versus Wants

An important money skill to teach children is the difference between needs and wants. But for children, that can be tricky. Put simply, a need is something you must have to survive, like food, water and a home. A want is something that’s nice to have, but you...