Necesidades y deseos (Needs and Wants)
From the Series Se inteligente con tu dinero (Money Smarts)
In Needs and Wants, early readers learn the difference between a want and a need. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover basic economic principles.
A labeled diagram helps aid readers, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about needs and wants online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Needs and Wants also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.
Needs and Wants is part of Jump!’s Money Smarts series.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Category||Beginning Readers, STEM, Spanish|
|Subject||Early Concepts, STEM|
|Number of Pages||24|
Series Made Simple
Basic money concepts are presented in an easy-to-read format for young learners. Topics covered include: how to earn and save money and go shopping. Necesidades y deseos invites readers to make responsible decisions by giving them the choice between necessities and discretionary spending. Each volume provides introductory questions and conversation starters for caregivers to consider before, during, and after reading each book. Full-page color photographs correspond to the text, and illustrate a variety of activities related to each theme. A photographic glossary, comprehension questions, and suggestions for further learning are included. One things librarians should note: the name of the series uses the word inteligente when sabio would have been much more accurate. VERDICT An accessible introduction to currency for children.