Lily Learns about Wants and Needs (Cloverleaf Books - Money Basics)
Lily wants a new bike. And a new raincoat. And ice cream. But how many of these things does she need? As Lily and her dad drive around town, Lily soon discovers that wants and needs are different things. She picks out which things people have to have. She might even remind her dad that he doesn't need root beer!
Children are never too young to learn money management basics. Written to appeal to elementary aged children, these colorfully illustrated books teach the value of earning money, the three "envelope" system (Saving/Sharing/Spending), budgeting, saving for a bigger purchase, borrowing, interest on loans, and the difference between needs and wants. Each book ends with a hands-on activity to reinforce the topic, a glossary, answer key, and recommended resources to learn more. Also includes link to lesson plans for teaching money basics (CCSS aligned) at publisher website. Glossy pages, 24 pgs, sc. ~ Deanne