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Fixed & Variable Expenses (Financial Literacy) – Real Life Expenses Practice | Digital Google Slides Activity

Engage students in financial literacy with a Google Slides activity on fixed and variable expenses. Students analyze real-world photographs to determine expense types. Designed with a Wizard of Oz theme, this interactive activity integrates technology for 4th or 5th graders.


35 slides & Video
PDF, Google Apps™
Answer Key Included


Learn about fixed and variable expenses with this digital Google Slides activity!

In this activity, students will look at real-world photographs showing different expenses adults encounter throughout their lives.

They decide whether the description indicates a fixed expense or a variable expense.

This activity is designed with a Wizard of Oz theme: There’s No Place Like Home (Home is where the bills are!)

This is a fun way to have students gain an important understanding of financial literacy while integrating technology.

You can watch the student instructional video here.

What’s Included?

  • Student Instructional Video
  • Reference Slides
  • Practice Slides
  • Answer Key

Great for 4th or 5th grade!


Year Long Financial Literacy Unit

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills TEKS:

• TEKS 4.10A


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This resource was created by Rachel Lynette and Cassi Noack for Minds in Bloom INC., all rights reserved. It may be used by the original purchaser for single class use only. Teachers may distribute this product in email, through google classroom or over the Internet to their students (and parents) as long as the site is password protected. In other words, you may distribute it to your own students, but may not put it on the Internet where it could be publicly found and downloaded.

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This product is happily brought to you by Rachel Lynette and Cassi Noack of Minds in Bloom.

SKU: 6464937

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3 reviews for Fixed & Variable Expenses (Financial Literacy) – Real Life Expenses Practice | Digital Google Slides Activity

  1. Fully Fourth

    Great resource, it was exactly what I was looking for!

  2. Melissa Sample

    I used part of this resource to support my teaching about expenses, and for the students who were absent I am using in Google Classroom to assign so they don’t miss out on the learning! Thank you!

  3. Marcela L.

    Great resource!

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