This is a simple and effective sorting activity to introduce your Year 5 Business and Economics class to the concept of Needs and Wants.
After discussing and defining Wants and Needs from an economic point of view your students will enjoy constructing pockets and sorting items into their respective categories. Hands-on and interactive activities are a great way for students to consolidate their understanding and display their work.
Everything you need, including answers is included in this resource.
Looking for a paperless version of this resource? Check out our Business and Economics – Needs V Wants DIGITAL Sorting Activity
Australian Curriculum Links:
ACHASSK119 – The difference between needs and wants and why choices need to be made about how limited resources are used.
ACHASSI099 – Examine different viewpoints on actions, events, issues and phenomena in the past and present.