Parents/Caregivers, jump below to resources for you. Educators, please keep reading.
The FDIC's Money Smart for Young People series consists of four free curriculum products. Each age-appropriate curriculum includes lesson plans for educators along with guides for parents and caregivers. The materials are available for immediate download (catalog.fdic.gov).
Parent/ Caregiver Guides
The Money Smart Parent/ Caregiver Guides summarize key lesson concepts. These guides also offer practical activities and conversation-starters on financial topics such as saving, setting financial goals, prioritizing spending decisions, and staying safe online.
The Digital toolkit consists of a few special activities from the MSYP Lesson plans that have been formatted for use on a computer or smart phone.
The Digital toolkit is available for immediate download (catalog.fdic.gov).
Coloring/ Activity Book
Money Smart for Elementary School Students introduces key personal finance concepts to children ages 5-8. This resource features a coloring/activity book for the students accompanied by a companion manual for use by anyone leading a discussion with a group of youngsters.
The Student Activity Book and Instructor Guide are available for immediate download (catalog.fdic.gov).
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