Consumer Education

Consumer Decision Making

Good consumer skills can help you get more for your money. Consumer Decision Making gives youth the opportunity to make wise decisions when shopping. Consumer Decision Making is a judging contest designed to teach kids to observe, compare and make consumer based decisions based on facts.  4-Hers use their consumer knowledge to rank similarly based products to fit a given scenario.  Kids learn to organize their thoughts and to defend their decisions in oral reasons.


  • Demonstrate skill in making decisions based on facts
  • Apply knowledge and experience in consumer education by analyzing consumer situations
  • Experience making choices among selected marketplace options
  • Develop and strengthen reasoning ability in consumer skills
  • Demonstrate their ability to organize thoughts and express them orally in a clear, confident manner

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