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Can You Lend Me a Dollar: Teaching Young Learners Finance

It is important to teach children financial literacy terms as early as possible. The earlier a child learns about money, the better money managers they will become. This collection provides a series of activities, printables, and videos early childhood teachers can use in their classroom to introduce young learners about money and its' value.
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Can You Lend Me a Dollar: Teaching Young Learners Finance
  • Ambar Paulino says:
    This lesson plan incorporates the use of real coins. The objective of this plan: "Students will recognize a cent, nickel, dime, quarter, Golden dollar, and will be able to identify the value of each coin." This lesson plan can be implemented in the Money Matters Unit.
  • Ambar Paulino says:
    This unit, published by the US Mint Association walks young learners through the basics of counting and using small U.S. coins. Keywords students will learn include: addition, coins, counting, dime, money, nickel, penny, value. This is a math-driven unit.
  • Ambar Paulino says:
    A lesson designed for an after-school/longer period program that teaches the importance of responsibility and saving through the story by Vera B. Williams - A Chair for My Mother.
  • Ambar Paulino says:
    A series of printable checks for younger students. Teachers can utilize these as placeholders to help them understand money and the different forms of money.
  • Ambar Paulino says:
    This short video aims to teach young learners (6-10 year olds) the importance of wise spending. Excellent introductory video for students!
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BloomBoard Asks:How do you introduce the concept of money and finance to your younger students?