Using MATH to Shop for Developmentally Appropriate Toys
Early Childhood Education
Name: _____________________________ Date: __________________
Introduction: Using the sales papers and toy store advertisements provided by your
teacher, find toys and games that have educational value. You have a certain budget to
stay within for all the toys you find, that budget includes the tax (8%). Fill in the table
below with the appropriate information, then answer the following questions.
Materials: Toy store advertisements/sale papers, calculator
Amount of Money given: ______________
Name of Educational Motor Skills Price Tax (8% of
Toy/Game Value Required Price)
1. Did you stay within your budget? How much did you stay under? (Or, go over, if that
was the case).
2. How much was the total tax?
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