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Grade K-2, 3-5, 6-8

Building Your Own City

Time: 20 mins,
Updated: August 31 2022,


Students will be able to:

  • Determine the types of goods and services needed in a community.

In this economics activity, students choose the goods and services needed in their community.


This is an individual activity where students will watch the video, Let’s Build a City: Crash Course Kids #48.1, and consider what goods and services they would want to have in their local community. Then, students will respond to either the Quizizz or complete the ReadyAssessments Quiz. To complete this activity, students need to follow the instructions below:

  1. Watch the video Let’s Build a City: Crash Course Kids #48.1.
  2. Respond to the Quizizz or complete the ReadyAssessments Activity.