Five short activities that help Year 7-8 students improve their financial literacy and maths skills. Excellent for group work, independent learning or extension.


Student learning

Through Budgeting Fun, students will

  • Examine the financial implications of common scenarios
  • Learn about the costs involved in a range of family activities

Curriculum links

This resource links to the Mathematics and Statistics and Social Sciences curricula, and helps students to develop their financial capability skills.

Budgeting Fun

  • Year 7-8
  • 1-5 hrs
  • Mathematics and Statistics
    Social Sciences
  • Free to NZ schools
  • Led by teachers
Download overview

Download includes:

  • Activity: Monday At the Movies
  • Activity: Tuesday At the Theme Park
  • Activity: Wednesday At the Aquatic Centre
  • Activity: Thursday At the Zoo
  • Activity: Friday At the Museum
  • Answer Sheet