Inspire your kids to dream... AND budget wisely, with this exciting math worksheet activity! This math worksheet puts kids in charge of planning their own dream party. Learning to budget has never been so simple and so FUN!
The kit makes your job easy. Just print. And you're done!
Birthday Planner is a 100% classroom-ready and curriculum-aligned math worksheet activity. Just print a copy for each student or team of students. (Dividing the students into groups helps teach teamwork and negotiating skills.)
Kids take on the role of party planner for their cousin's birthday. This is easier than it sounds! They'll need to think creatively around external constraints, such as budget and their cousin's preferences.
Students will learn that they can’t always get what they want... but if they budget carefully, they can get what they need!
Now, the best part... after your kids plan their cousin’s birthday, then they get to plan their own dream party! Woohoo!!! Giving students this free reign lets their creativity flourish, all while demonstrating the practical application of their math skills.
Budgeting bores kids to tears. Spiderman and The Flash never use budgets (ask any of your students). But spending money? Yes please!
Making your lesson relevant to your kids' interests makes learning fun and more effective. Video games trump widgets. So we gamified budgeting.
The Birthday Planner worksheet makes math relevant. By seeing the impact of their decisions on paper, they learn the importance of budgeting and setting priorities.
But it's never dull! Stunning visuals and creative freedom make this worksheet activity instantly engaging. Kids will be immersed in their dream world, zoned-in, planning, and learning.
Every sheet is also 100% editable. You control the duration and difficulty of the game, and our simple editor makes customizing the worksheets a breeze.