My Wants And Needs

My Wants And Needs

  • Secondary
  • Year 7 - 8
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Business and Economics
  • Economic
  • Financial Literacy
  • ...

Lesson summary

“Yeah, but I NEED this!!!” 

How many times have you said this to someone when, in reality, you don’t need something, you just want something? In this activity you’ll look at the differences between wants and needs and prioritise a list of things you want.

Lesson guides and printables

Student Worksheet

Lesson details

Curriculum mapping

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Complete lesson for classroom teachers:

Ideal for: Lower Secondary


  • think and connect

Time required: 40 minutes

Curriculum connections: Business and Economics, Personal and Social CapabilitySustainability

Resources required

  • Device with internet capability
  • Pen & paper (optional)

Additional info

Learning@Home resources are designed for parents and teachers to use with children in the home environment. They can be used as stand-alone activities or built into existing curriculum-aligned learning programs. Our Learning@Home series includes two types of resources. The first are fun and challenging real-world activities for all ages, the second are self-directed lessons for upper primary and secondary students. These lessons support independent learning in remote or school settings.

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