second grade economics

Save birthday money + Lose teeth + Do chores

= lots of change

= enough money to buy a new Star Wars Lego set

(He’s been saving that money pretty much since birth.)

As opposed to 4-year-old Economics…

Use chore chart as coloring project

= No money

= Get photo taken with Barbie she found in the closet.

Mommy Economics

Kids who want things badly enough = Chores are done without complaining.


  1. Oh, I love this! That could be a picture of my 8 year-old (who is very into Legos) and my 4 year-old (who is really into coloring and does not seem to care about earning rewards).It is Food Allergy Awareness Week. Read my latest allergy post: True Story Tuesday

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