Dollars and Sense Lesson 1: Buyer Beware!

Today, we learned how companies try to sell stuff to you that you may, or may not, need. What have you learned about advertising and marketing to kids? Send a two sentence comment. After you are done, do the activities below:

Many of those athletic shoes being sold to kids are made by kids, in really nasty factories called sweat shops. Learn about this as you play a game at SIM*SWEATSHOP

Do some of the other activities at Don’t Buy It | PBS KIDS GO!