Lesson : Generosity: To Give is to Receive


This lesson considers the value of money, the importance of generosity and sharing with others. The lesson is based around a Japanese folk tale, in which a small act of generosity is eventually rewarded with big gains. 

Cross-curricular links: maths (money) and financial awareness

Learning Activities

  • Discussing whether generosity deserves to be rewarded
  • Discussing what the children would do with a lottery win: considering their needs, wants and wishes
  • Considering the value of money
  • Discussing the 3 S’s: spending, sharing and saving. 
  • Recording ideas of how to be generous to others without spending any money