Students often face challenges of purchasing multiple items within a budget. This shopping activity focusing on the number of items that can be purchased at time with a given amount of money. The grocery shopping activity develops skills in the area of counting, making simple purchases and practicing counting change.
For this activity, students will ad the cost of each item and determine if they have enough money to purchase everything on the list. Once completed, the student will count the correct amount of change.
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My daughter is a first-year medical student. A few weeks ago, she flew to a medical conference in New York. As I write this, traveling on an airplane seems like a delightfully whimsical concept from an earlier time — like eating ice cream in a public place, or sending your kids to school.
After her trip to New York, my daughter came home for a brief visit. And then we got word that people who had been at the conference were testing positive for COVID-19. We were told by her medical school that we should quarantine for two weeks, just to be safe.
Many people under quarantine suffer from a sense of isolation, and while I do have great sympathy for them, that’s not been my experience. My nephew, his wife, and their baby live with us. My son was home for spring break. In total, there were seven of us in the house. That’s a lot of people in one house, especially when one is a demanding toddler. Click here to read the rest story.