Games – Ceiling on Desires

9-12 Yrs

Value Inculcated: Habit of saving

Materials Required: None

Preparatory efforts:
The teacher should make a crossword game and make multiple copies also.
(Crossword puzzle making programs are available on the internet. Pl.
download one and make a crossword with the clues given below)
Clues such as the following are given.
Across
1 Conserve

2 “Time waste is —- ——-”

5 .An old saying: “ A ————– in time saves nine”

7 An old saying: “ A penny saved is a penny ———-“

8 A place where money is kept

9 Strong desire for more than what a person needs

11 If I get up on time, I don’t have to

12 To use or spend without real need.

13 A gift to the needy.
Down

1 Help for those in need.

2 Waste not , —- not

4 Willing to give or share

6 Keep from being wasted.

10 Careful management of one’s money.

Word List (Optional)
Bank, Life Waste
Conserve, Save
Donation, Service
Earned, Squander
Generous, Stitch
Greed, Thrift
Hurry, Want

Game:
The children should each take a copy of the crossword sheet. They can
also work in groups and try to solve the crossword puzzle.
Award: The first child to complete the puzzle is the winner.

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