Fun activity to use as an introduction to child development! Uses real items to see if students know how much it costs to raise a child. Use dry erase boards to play. Could do with prices for outfitting your first kitchen.
Students love the opportunity to release themselves from the classroom when playing Bank Heist Breakaway! Each breakaway challenge requires students to know economic/financial information pertaining to banking terminology, savings accounts, checking accounts, and/or how to balance a bank account.
This lesson will help students reflect on why people become parents, understand the kind of commitment required to be a parent, consider notions of childhood and how media contributes to those notions and practice media analysis skills.