This activity has been revised and was originally created by Susan N. Edwards and published in the Perkins Activity and Resource Guide (1st edition, 1992). The second edition is available for purchase.
For students who want to prepare for life after school, or even for a part-time job, learning to bag groceries is a worthwhile skill to have. This activity teaches students to understand packaging, inserting, organizing, problem solving and weight discrimination. Lessons include Independent Living Skills, Career Development, Math, and Social Skills.