Let's Go Shopping 🛒

“Whoever said that money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping.” - Bo Derek


Start the session by asking who likes to go shopping? Who hates it?

Who prefers shopping on line?

Discuss how going shopping has changed over the years, e.g. individual stores on the high street versus supermarket shopping.

Think about how we pay for things. Who still carries their money in a purse or wallet? When is the last time you wrote a cheque? How have costs changed?

Ask people what their favourite shop is and why?


Complete the following phrases together ...

The butcher, the baker and CANDLE STICK MAKER


Go on a shopping SPREE

Let's splash OUT


Shop 'til you DROP

It's a rip OFF



Value for MONEY

Cost an arm and a LEG

Bargain HUNT


Pay your WAY

Special OFFER

Closing down SALE

Round 1. The High Street

1. Shops that have disappeared. Complete these shop names?

- C&.

- B..

- Dix...

- Block......

- Toys . ..

Can anyone think of any others?

2. Complete these old fashioned sweet names?

- Gob ........

- Flying .......

- Hum....

- Fruit .....

- Black .....

Can anyone think of any others?

3. Complete these high street shop names?

- Fish......

- Green......

- News.....

- Super......

- Off .......

Can anyone think of any others?

4. How did the milk used to get delivered (Name the vehicle)?

Did anyone have any other home deliveries?

5. What is being delivered here? Where did the man put the delivery?

6. Identify these four supermarkets?

7. SONG. 'Grocer Jack', Keith West - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMEK4VJtlsA

Who is the DJ introducing this performance?

Round 2. Money

8. What year was decimalisation?

What was it like to learn a new currency?

9. Name these coins (including their nicknames)?

10. Name this machine?

11. How did we used to weigh things?

12. Identify the people who currently feature on our £5, £10, £20 and £50 notes?

13. Which high street store did 'Green Shield Stamps' become?

Who remembers collecting books of stamps?

14. SONG. 'Money Money Money', ABBA - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETxmCCsMoD0

What is the currency in Sweden?

Round 3. TV

15. Name the TV show?

Name the store?

How did Mrs Slocombe refer to her cat, Tiddles?

TV intro - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mz6wvKUsP6M

16. Name the TV show?

Complete these character names:

- Meg ..........

- Amy ......

- Shugie .....

- Sandy ...........

- ..... Hawkins

TV intro - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wwSLsuF2HI

17. Name the TV show?

And the two comedians?

'Dead Parrot' sketch - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnciwwsvNcc

TV intro - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AxiATxLofk

18. Name the TV show?

Name the sketch?

Here it is - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNTM9iM1eVw&t=2s

19. Name the TV show?

Name the two actors?

TV intro - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XThIHwxc1nY

20. Name the TV show?

Name the two actors?

'Blackberry' sketch - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAG39jKi0lI&t=6s

21. Name the TV show?

Name the presenter?

Complete the catchphrase - "Let's go wild .. ... ......"

22. VIDEO CLIP/SONG. 'Morecombe And Wise' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFgdhZGLJrY&t=5s

Watch the video first ...

What did they 'have' for breakfast?

Round 4. My Top 10 Most Memorable Adverts

Identify what is being advertised, then watch the adverts...

23. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SAbJjktk7E

Name the dried food?

24. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCbEHHsI3zQ

Name the chocolate bar?

25. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVDnGpIscbM

Name the box of chocolates?

26. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkjidE0WnAI

Name the drink?

And the two actors?

27. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Mq59ykPnAE

Name the bread?