Clothing: boys-9% girls-11%
Wood, coal, food, or furniture: boys-4% girls-4%
Toys and pictures: boys-3% girls-7%
Candy, riding, etc.: boys-14% girls-9%
Philanthropy: boys-2% girls-3.5%
Christmas presents: boys-4% girls-7%
Wood, coal, food, or furniture? What a sense of responsibility need cultivated in these youngsters!
*Cameron, E.H. (1923, November). The psychology of saving. Annals of the American academy of political and social science (110), p. 156-164.