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Mrs. Moyer from Sarah MS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Financial Literacy for Littles

Help me give my students books that help teach financial literacy and their own coin banks for saving!

  • 24 donors
  • $300 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Project

My students come to school so eager and excited to learn new concepts. As you know, the world we live in is becoming increasingly entrepreneurial, and, for that reason, it is very important for kids to begin learning the value of money at a young age. Did you know that most financial habits are formed by age seven? I was shocked to hear this. This means it's never too early to start.

Financial literacy is an important skill that can be taught very early using great books and fun activities!

I want to make learning about money much more than a math lesson about counting coins. I want to make it as fun as I can by using lots of great read aloud books to introduce topics such as saving, spending, and creating a budget. Having books that my young students can relate to will be a great way to introduce them to such topics.

I will create a money focused bulletin board for this unit and have several lessons and fun activities to encourage my students to think critically and work together to solve problems related to money.

This project also includes a small bank for each child to keep. This will be a keepsake the students can take home and will also serve as a reminder of how important it is to save.

Thanks for considering this project!

Mrs. Moyer
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 22 students.

24 donors have given to this project.

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ArtCreativity Crayon Coin Bank for Kids, Set of 12, Fun Money Saving Piggy Banks for Loose Change, 4 Vibrant Colors, Crayon Birthday Party Favors, Best Goodie Bag Fillers for Boys and Girls, 6 Inch • Amazon Business $18.97 1 $18.97
ArtCreativity Crayon Coin Bank for Kids, Set of 12, Fun Money Saving Piggy Banks for Loose Change, 4 Vibrant Colors, Crayon Birthday Party Favors, Best Goodie Bag Fillers for Boys and Girls, 6 Inch • Amazon Business $18.97 1 $18.97
TREND enterprises, Inc. U.S. Money Bulletin Board Set • Amazon Business $15.53 1 $15.53
Fun Express Money Posters - 11 Pieces - Educational and Learning Activities for Kids • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
90 Pack 18 Colors A7 Invitation Envelopes Peel & Seal Self Seal 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 Envelopes Greeting Cards Envelopes Photos Announcements Envelopes White Ivory Red Green Kraft Yellow Pink Blue Envelopes • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
A Boy, a Budget, and a Dream • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Money Plan • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Money Ninja: A Children's Book About Saving, Investing, and Donating (Ninja Life Hacks) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
ArtCreativity $100 Bill Pencils, Set of 24, Cool Writing Pencils with Erasers, Birthday Party Favors, Party Goody Bag Fillers, Teacher Supplies for Classroom • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
Patrick Picklebottom and the Penny Book • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
It Starts With A Coin: The History of Money, for Kids • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Ella Earns Her Own Money (Cloverleaf Books ™ ― Money Basics) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Rock, Brock, and the Savings Shock (Money Tales) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Once Upon a Dime: A Math Adventure (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
You Can't Buy a Dinosaur with a Dime • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Carson Dellosa Money, U.S. Coins Shape Stickers (5261) • Amazon Business $6.94 1 $6.94
The Berenstain Bears' Dollars and Sense • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Little Critter: Just Saving My Money (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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