Financial Literacy Activities for All Grade Levels

If We Don't Teach Them, Who Will? - Website Resource
National Financial Literacy Conference for Educators
Created by Alana Mattar (
MATTAL@nwlsd.org) and Veronica Gibson ( vagibson@henrico.k12.va.us)
 
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Website Address
NEFE http://www.nefe.org/
NEFE: High School Program http://hsfpp.nefe.org/
Jump Start http://www.jumpstart.org/
Visa: Practical Money Skills http://practicalmoneyskills.com
PBS: Your Life, Your Money http://www.pbs.org/your-life-your-money
FDIC: Money Smart http://www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/moneysmart/index.html
Family Economics and Financial Education http://www.fefe.arizona.edu/educationalResources.php
USA Today: Financial Education http://usatodayeducate.com/wordpress/index.php/independent-living-101
Wall Street Journal: Smart Money http://www.smartmoney.com/personal-finance/
Junior Achievement - Finance Park
 
Click on Programs, then Middle Grades, then JA Finance Park
www.ja.org
Free Lessons for Teaching Economics & Finance
 
Click on Lessons, then select from drop-down menus on leftside of page
http://www.EconEdLink.org
Building Your Future (Banking, Investing, Financing) http://www.actuarialfoundation.org/programs/youth/BuildingYourFuture.shtml
Classroom Money Game (you need to register your class) http://game.johnnymoney.com
VA Dept. of Education Vignettes http://www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/Instruction/CTE/vignettes.html
Hands on Banking - use web or request CD by email:  HOBCD@wellsfargo.com http://www.handsonbanking.org
Federal Reserve Bank 
 
Click on Federal Reserve Education link at bottom of page
http://www.federalreserve.gov
Money Wise
 
Click on Teens and Money to the right of the page
http://www.money-wise.org


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Financial literacy for students grades K-2

  • The meaning of money
  • Counting bills and coins
  • Writing out money: decimals and dollar signs

Financial literacy for students grades 3-5

  • Earning power
  • Needs versus wants
  • saving for a goal
  • What do banks do?

Financial literacy for students grades 6-8

  • Creating a budget
  • Savings account
  • Checking account
  • How to use a debit card and ATM

Financial literacy for students grades 9-12

  • Security and banking online
  • Figuring interest
  • Rewards and risks of credit cards
  • Getting a loan: car, school, or home
  • Long-term savings and investing

 

Prek-4

  • Penny the  pig
  • Credit clues
  • Career cards
  • Classroom economy
  • Charity presentations
  • Insurance and floods

Grades 5-8

  • Just interest
  • Comparing graham crackers
  • Financial goal setting
  • Dream cities

Grades 9-12

  • Debt consultants
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