Economics | Producers & Consumers | Goods & Services | Supply & Demand

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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  1. Introduce your students to the basic economic concepts of money, wants/ needs, goods/ services, consumers/ producers, and supply/ demand. 5 days of lesson plans and extension activities are included. Bundle includes print version, digital version for Google Slides, and Boom™ Cards reviewing goods an
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Teaching economics is easy and fun with this short introductory unit! Your students will learn about the basic economic concepts of money, wants and needs, goods and services, consumers and producers, and supply and demand.

FIVE days of engaging lesson plans and extension activities are included. All text and activities are included, planned out for you, and ready to print and use right away!

Also included is an interactive digital version made for Google slides. Lessons are set up for students to read and complete on their own, making it perfect for distance learning, virtual school, homeschool families, or for students to complete independently.



  • 5 pages of complete lesson plans for the teacher, including optional extension activities
  • color vocabulary posters (bulletin board, word wall, etc.)
  • Economics video poster with video viewing guide


  • Quick Write brainstorming activity
  • History of Money informational reading passage
  • History of Money jot chart
  • context clues graphic organizer
  • Create your own money activity page
  • Economics semantic map
  • Economics coloring notes
  • History of Money true or false classroom activity
  • History of Money cause/ effect practice page

Goods and Services:

  • informational reading passage
  • coloring notes page
  • goods and services cut and paste
  • community helpers-goods, services or both? practice page
  • vocabulary foldable
  • Goods and Services School Scavenger Hunt
  • Class Service Project

Consumers and Producers:

  • informational reading passage
  • Consumers and Producers coloring notes page
  • Consumers or Producers? practice page
  • Needs and Wants Stranded on an Island activity
  • World's Largest Producers research activity page
  • The Lemonade Stand: Real-life economics practice

Supply and Demand:

  • supply and demand informational text
  • supply and demand coloring notes page
  • vocabulary foldable
  • supply and demand task cards

Spending and Budgeting:

  • Meal planning on a budget activity


What teachers like you are saying...

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Jacqueline said, "My students found the lessons engaging and fun. They enjoyed the activities that went along with the lesson. They especially enjoyed searching online for the information needed to complete assignments. I appreciated the fact that it was an entire unit that covered everything I needed to teach this lesson on economics.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Kim said, "Wow! I’ve searched high and low for an economics unit that wasn’t boring for my homeschoolers. I love this! I really love the cute graphic organizers for their notes!"

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Oh So Digital Classroom said, "This was a great resource to help me teach my 3rd grade social studies standards around economics. The activities were rigorous but engaging and my students definitely learned a lot!"


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Total Pages
64 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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