Digital activity

Needs and wants

Screen shot from Needs and wants activity

Year level: Foundation to Year 2
Learning area:
Foundation & Year 1 - Mathematics, English, Humanities and Social Sciences
Year 2 - Mathematics, Humanities and Social Sciences
General capabilities:
Foundation - Literacy, Numeracy, ICT, Critical and creative thinking
Year 1 & Year 2 - Literacy, Numeracy and ICT

This Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) MoneySmart Teaching digital activity assists in understanding the difference between needs and wants. The activity has been designed for young learners with easy visual and audio cues to support learning.

For more information on how to use the activity with children in the classroom or at home read the Teacher notes or Parent notes under 'Using this activity'.