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73 reviewed resources for money management for kids

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Mr. Popper's Penguin's

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders locate Antarctica and recognize it as the setting of Mr. Popper's Penguins. In this Mr. Popper's Penguins lesson, 4th graders understand the financial decisions made by Mr. Popper. Students discuss wise spending. Students...
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Cyber Currency, Currently

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the value of currency and how to save and earn interest. In a key instructional activity, kids even get to purchase items in their classroom's general store. It's a fun way to learn the importance of being financially...
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Parents of Teens Ride Waves of Expenses

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of the cost of raising a child. In this cost of raising a child lesson, students read an article about the expenses associated with teenagers. Students discuss ways in which parents maneuver finances for...
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Teaching Economics Using Children's Literature: The Giving Tree

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree is a great way to cover multiple concepts in an elementary school classroom. Throughout this lesson, they learn about economic principles such as scarcity and goods, science principles like renewable...
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Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students, using the Kid Pix software, make a template of four to six geometric shapes. They paint them each a different color. Students type in the name of each shape on the page and split them up. They have to match the shapes with the...
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Native American Storytelling

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the background of Native American myths and legends.  In this American History lesson plan, 11th graders read a myth out loud to their classmates.  Students compare and contrast their myths with other ones. ...
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Banking on the Future

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students solve problems involving interest. For this investing lesson, students investigate the pros and cons of investing in a bank account and stocks. They differentiate between aggressive and conservative investments.
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Get Involved: Hunger Action Month

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Chances are that food insecurity touches the lives of your students so dive in to understand the problem and look for ways to help
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Understanding Business Ethics

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
After screening an episode by BizKids, scholars show what they know about business vocabulary, then take part in grand conversations about role models and ethical dilemmas.
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Hands on Banking

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What happens to your money between the time you make a bank deposit and the time you decide to spend it? Take middle schoolers and teens through the process of opening checking and savings accounts, creating a personal budget,...
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Market Prices

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders understand that prices change. In this business, price and labor lesson, 2nd graders define the words market and price. Students read Arthur's Funny Money and answer questions related to earning and spending money....
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Coin A Phrase

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students demonstrate competence in skills and strategies of the writing process. They apply their own views and experiences to their writing. They explore figurative language to make comparisons in their writing.
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Being Thrifty is So Nifty

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students watch a video that focusing on budgeting while completing worksheets that include charts. They brainstorm ideas for budgeting time and money. They culminate the activity by planning an order from two different restaurants.
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For Students 6th - 12th
In this budget worksheet, students make a budget based on the list of expenses given to them. Students make a budget and answer 7 questions.
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One Word Substitution: F words

For Students 4th - 8th
In this matching words to definitions worksheet, students match letter f words and one letter i word to their definitions. Students match 10 words to their definitions.
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Those Golden Jeans

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Pupils review the productives resources used to produce goods and services and explore how decisions are made in a market economy through the interactions of both the buyers and the sellers.
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Cyber Currency, Currently

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners participate in online currency activities. For this currency lesson, students complete 6 activities which include online resources. They learn about bartering, monetary systems, foreign currency, stores, selling items, and...
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Changing Places

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate the Chinese-American immigration experience. In this assimilation lesson, students watch "Becoming American: The Chinese Experience" and then participate in classroom activities regarding the topic. The activities...
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Opportunity and Danger

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze the immigrant experience. In this Chinese immigration lesson plan, students research Internet and print sources regarding the topic. Students also watch videos regarding the topic and interview immigrants or children...
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Making Choices

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students determine that limited resources require choices. They study the basic concept of a budget and use addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division (with whole numbers, fractions, decimals and/or percents, mixed numbers) to...
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On the Edge and Under the Gun

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Learners brainstorm ideas related to gun control and share with the class. in this gun control lesson, students research teacher approved websites related to gun control. Learners write a paper in groups on a self selected topic related...
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Building a Circulation City

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine how the workings of the human circulatory system were discovered.  In this circulation lesson plan students view a  video, divide into groups and act out their given system. 
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Dealing with Tragedy in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Pupils explore the concept of human tragedy. In this September 11 terrorist attacks lesson, students write condolence letters, discuss the qualities of heroes, and investigate volunteer opportunities.
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Taking a Stand: Pros and Cons of Forest Fires

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore the pros and cons of forest fires. In this science lesson, students research the ecological implications of forest fires. Students record their findings in journals and compose a persuasive e-mail to government officials.