Foundation Stage Homework Sheet Pounds and Pennies Past, Present & Future Money talk Draw some of the items your grown-ups tell you about in the boxes below. (Or draw some of the items you saw on the timeline at www.poundsandpennies.org.uk/one if your grandparents aren’t around.) If you want an extra challenge, write down what each item Today’s homework is all about is and how much it cost too. money in the past. You’ll need When my granny was When my mummy was the help of the grown-ups in my age she bought… my age she bought… your family. Have fun completing the sheet with them! 1. To start you off, here’s a question. What do you think you will need money for when you are older? A car? A house? A holiday? Anything else? 2. Talk about it together. What do your grown-ups spend their money on now? When my grandpa was When my daddy was my age he bought… my age he bought… 3. What did they spend their money on when they were your age? How much did things cost in those days? Can they remember? 4. With your parents’ or carers’ help, get on a computer and go to www.poundsandpennies.org.uk/one You’ll see a fun timeline showing examples of how prices have changed. It should help your grown-ups All done? Great! Now take this sheet back to school to help you in your next to remember the things they used to buy. class discussion.