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Needs and Wants | Printable Worksheets

Does your little economist know the difference between needs and wants? This collection of printable needs and wants worksheets introduces the concept and aims at helping kids of grade 2, grade 3, and grade 4 comprehend the subtle differences between needs and wants with charts and exercises like sorting, identifying, cut and glue activity and more. Kids reflect and ponder on real-life situations, list out their needs and wants and learn to strike a balance between the two in the process.

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Needs and Wants | Chart

Needs and Wants | Chart

How is a need different from a want? Needs are obligations while wants are desires. Brainstorm kids of grade 2 and grade 3, using this needs and wants chart consisting of precise definitions with examples.

Needs vs. Wants | Chart

Needs vs. Wants | Chart

Addressing needs and wants leads to satisfaction, and comprehending the differences between the two becomes vital. Kids review the differences between needs and wants with this printable T-chart.

Fill in the blanks

Fill in the blanks

Let kids of grade 3 and grade 4 prove their mettle by completing the sentences with words from the word box and propel their knowledge of needs and wants, to new heights.

Circle the Needs and Cross the Wants

Circle the Needs and Cross the Wants

Which of the items are needs and, which are wants? Kids in second grade steer clear through this interesting pdf worksheet as they circle the needs and cross out the wants.

Needs or Wants?

Needs or Wants?

Making a choice is easy, isn't it? But choosing wisely takes knowledge and skill. Get more out of this needs and wants worksheet as kids in third grade choose if the object presented is a need or a want.

Identifying Needs and Wants

Identifying Needs and Wants

Kids in elementary school meet this challenge head-on as they read each listed item, and figure out if it depicts minimum or maximum requirements in this identifying needs and wants pdf worksheet.

Sorting Needs and Wants

Sorting Needs and Wants

Does Elsa need a home or a bracelet? Two little kids Elsa and Noel in this worksheet are confused with their needs and wants. Help Elsa pick her needs and Noel pick his wants and write them in the space provided.

Needs and Wants | Cut & Glue

Needs and Wants | Cut & Glue

Ask yourself if what you see is a need or a want. Needs are priorities while wants are optional. Direct kids in 2nd grade to snip the picture cards, classify them as needs and wants and glue them in the appropriate columns.

Is it a need or a want?

Is it a need or a want?

Kids in fourth grade gain deeper conceptual understanding and engage in critical thinking, as they analyze each real-life scenario presented in this pdf worksheet and decide if it is a need or a want.

My Needs and Wants

My Needs and Wants

What you want and what you need aren't always the same. Think of all your needs and wants and list ten of each in this printable T-chart template. Take time to reflect on how human needs can never be sated.