The Pickle Patch Bathtub

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What do your pupils want to save up their money for? Based around the book The Pickle Patch Bathtub, this instructional activity covers opportunity cost, saving, and spending. Learners participate in a discussion and practice making their own savings goals.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use this during a unit on money
  • Have kids update the class on the status of their savings goals at regular intervals
Classroom Considerations

  • You will need to purchase or borrow a copy of The Pickle Patch Bathtub by Frances Kennedy
  • The presentations included with this resource are made for interactive whiteboards; these are not essential for the plan to succeed
Pros

  • Comes with additional worksheets
  • Answers to discussion questions are included next to the questions
  • Cross-curricular plan combines language arts, math, and economics
Cons

  • None