Teaching budgeting to special education students is an important life skill that can lead to a range of advantages.
Budgeting helps students learn how to manage their finances and prepare for their future by giving them the necessary tools and knowledge they need to make smart money decisions.
It provides students with the skills they need to make sustainable financial choices, budget responsibly, and plan for their futures.
Budgeting also gives these students the confidence and knowledge needed to make important financial decisions throughout their lives.
This freebie Valentines Day budgeting resource contains 36 pages to help you teach this important life skill in your classroom with 3 differentiated leveled worksheets.
Help your students get a handle on their finances by learning how to determine what's in their budget using a number line (1-5, 1-10, 1-20), 10-30, 5-50 (by 5's), 10-100 (by 10's)!
Level 1: Price is the Same as Budget
Level 2: Item is less expensive that the budget. Student circles the budget price and highlights the cost of the item. If the item price is in the green they can afford to purchase it.
Level 3: Prices include decimals. Students will need to round up to the next dollar in addition to circling the budget price and highlights the cost of the item. If the item price is in the green they can afford to purchase it.