PreK - 2

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Financial Fables

Financial Fables are entertaining stories that combine reading, economics and personal finance into life lessons that feature "money morals." Through quick, interactive online tales, students can learn useful financial management skills that will better prepare them for the future.
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Jay's Nest

Fifty Nifty Econ Cards are designed for elementary and middle school students to assist them in developing a knowledge base of economic and personal finance words. The accompanying Teacher Resource Guide provides activities and games to help teachers incorporate economic vocabulary into the school day through language, math, social studies and art.
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Those Shoes

In this lesson, students listen to a story about a boy who wants a certain pair of shoes because his classmates have them. They learn that their tastes and preferences affect shopping decisions. Students conduct a class survey on shoe choices and graph their results as a final activity.

3 - 5

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Fifty Nifty Cards

Fifty Nifty Econ Cards are designed for elementary and middle school students to assist them in developing a knowledge base of economic and personal finance words. The accompanying Teacher Resource Guide provides activities and games to help teachers incorporate economic vocabulary into the school day through language, math, social studies and art.
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Jay Starts a Business

In this interactive adventure, Jay Eagle flies into entrepreneurship and brings students along to help start a bird business. The adventure includes a teacher's guide, lesson plans and student journal for upper elementary students.
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Your Central Bank

Learn from Jay the Eagle about what the Federal Reserve System does for the economy.

6 - 8

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A Loan at Last

This role play activity introduces students to the loan process involved in buying a car.  They learn about credit history and reports, as well as the importance of being a credit worthy consumer.
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Behave Yourself: Behavioral Economics for Kids

Students are introduced to four behavioral economics concepts:  bandwagon effect; endowment effect; loss aversion; and mental accounting.  They participate in activities that illustrate each concept to better understand the concept's effect on their behavior.  Students discuss situations in their everyday lives that relate to these concepts.
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Crenshaw

This lesson will introduce students to challenges faced by those who live in poverty due to homelessness, unemployment and/or low-income jobs. Students will read the book Crenshaw about a boy who creates an imaginary friend to help him deal with difficult experiences in life.

9 - 12

Core Concept Cards

Core Concept Cards

Core Concept Cards are intended to provide a strong foundation of economic and personal finance vocabulary for secondary students. Using the accompanying Teacher Resource Guide to explain words and meanings should help students develop an economic way of thinking and lead them to make better economic and financial decisions as adults.
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Are You Ready to Take the Risk?

In this lesson, students take a survey of their entrepreneurial potential. They learn about Gallup's 10 Talents of Successful Entrepreneurs and solve a business problem using these talents.
Core Concept Cards

The Money Circle

Advance your high school students’ knowledge of money through this free, revamped, comprehensive, eight-lesson curriculum series that will engage and challenge them to apply both personal finance and economic perspectives when it comes to money. Help develop students’ awareness as consumers, while improving their decision-making and financial planning skills.

Other Resources For Educators

Money Museum

Money Museum

Money Museum lessons focus on banks and their importance to the U.S. economy. Tours of the Money Museums are available at the Kansas City and Denver offices.
Federal Reserve Education

Federal Reserve Education

We offer free activities, publications, videos, classroom curriculum and consumer resources to educators, students, and the public.