Big Ideas around Earning Money:

  • Objects – and work – have value
  • We can trade money for objects or for work
  • Some things have more value that others
  • We can earn money in different ways
  • We can choose how we earn money

The story character is an ambitious bunny looking to become – “rich and famous”.

Her ambition leads to clever currency choice.

Tasks inspired from this text:

What is our currency? What and when do we earn money?

Set up a store in the classroom. Include coins, paper and pens for price tags and signage. Consider including a calculator, a scanner and/or cash register for money exchange as well as clipboards for recording exchanges.

Adapted from Carole Fullerton and Sandra Ball resource : Financial Literacy in Primary