Rules and task description for building a tower from simple household materials. This is a great science/math combo lesson: students explore properties of balance and strength and try to balance a budget!
This fantastically fun math lesson uses a dream birthday at a theme park to convey the important lesson of monitoring a budget, as well as the skills necessary to do so. Involves step-by-step problem solving, with realistic examples.
"Rapunzel had $10 to spend on hair ribbons. She spent $2.50 for a blue ribbon, $3.25 for a green ribbon and $1.99 for a pink ribbon. How much money did she have left over?"
Eight money word problems with a fairy tale theme.