Piggy Bank Primer: 25 Cents Worth of History

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It's all about money. Here's a resource that introduces kids to the Federal Reserve System, different coins produced by the mints, and fun facts about state coins.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups research the district bank for their area
Classroom Considerations

  • The 35-page packet includes background information on the Federal Reserve and the US Mint, a map showing the 24 branches of the Reserve, activities, templates, fun facts, and images of commerative coins

  • The packet includes reading, activities, images of various coins, and an answer key

  • Many of the fun facts, while fun, have little to do with the Federal Reserve or minted coins