Valentine’s Day is Wednesday, February 14. This week for Hot Chocolate and Current Events, our weekly effort to help homeschooling families learn about the news, we are taking a look at this sweet holiday. In your holiday homeschool celebration, why not discuss Valentine’s Day as a current event?
This week’s article tells about how much people are spending on Valentine’s Day this year:
Read the article, then kick back with your family with a cup of hot chocolate for a sweet discussion.
Why do people spend money on Valentine’s Day?
Is 19.6 billion total too much for one country to spend on Valentine’s Day? Too little?
Is $143.56 (the average) a good amount for a person to spend on Valentine’s Day?
Why do you think people are spending more money this year compared to last year?
Why do you think consumers ages 25-34 will spend the most?
What do you think of people spending money on their pets?
If you had a Valentine’s Day budget of $1,000, how would you spend it?
On which holiday should we spend the most money?
On which holiday should we spend the least money?
Name one new thing this article taught you about consumer spending habits.
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