Where does money come from? How do we see money being used today? In today’s society pupils will see things being bought without cash. Have coins and notes always been used as payment methods? It is important that we teach pupils how money developed, as well as how it looks in today’s society.
Theme |Understanding the role money plays in our lives
Introduce children to how money developed, as well as how it continues to evolve today, through a timeline.
This activity will cover the following themes from the Young Money Financial Education Planning Framework:
- Understanding the important role money plays in our lives: how money developed
This activity will cover the following learning objectives from the Young Money Financial Education Planning Framework:
- I know that money has developed in many different forms throughout history.
- I can describe the many forms that money comes in today, and the variety of ways in which it can be used to pay for things.
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About this activity
Timing: 40 minutes
barter, coins, credit card, currency, debit card, money, notes, pay, savings, spend
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