You find yourself alone and stranded in a desert island paradise. Nothing but endless ocean surrounds you. You walk around the beach and step on something hard in the sand. It's an ancient lamp... You give it a little polish. A wisp of smoke pours out of the lamp and out pops a genie. You're granted ten deserted island survival wishes. How would you go about deciding what you want?

Let your child dive into this group creative printable worksheet set. You'll be amazed with what he or she thinks of!

Printable & Activity Objectives

Age: 6 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 1-2 hours, Items Needed: Writing pencils

In this activity, your child will use an imaginary deserted island scenario to identify, plan out and prioritise his/her wants and needs based on a fixed categories of items.

It will help your child or student:

  • Engage in creative thinking and critical decision making when faced with difficult choices especially differentiating between wants and needs.

Let's get lost!

Classroom Resources

Simple steps to start:

  • Research and find out more about life alone on a deserted island. Here's an interesting video about the lone inhabitant of a paradise island off the coast of Sardinia in Italy:
  • Get started on the printable worksheets!

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What's in the Printable Worksheet Pack

This printable pack consists of 1 printable deserted island survival wish list worksheet. The list contains 10 different categories from which your child/student needs to decide on only one item per category.

This activity is much more fun played as a group. Get all the participants to share their choices and also the reason behind them.

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