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Elementary resources

Interactive Videos and Lessons

These are lessons for grades K-5 that are interactive and make learning fun! 

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Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

Cha-Ching Videos

We know it can be tough to speak to or teach your kids about money-management issues. We hope that you find these lessons helpful with those conversations!

Goods and Services

Identify goods sold in stores and describe services performed by workers.

Jobs I Can Do

Draw a picture of a job you can do to help your family.

My Entrepreneurial Traits 

Learn about the traits of an entrepreneur and decide if you have them.

My Family Flag

Make a family flag to show what is special about your family.

Piggy Bank Savings

Find a die at home and start rolling for savings. Color a picture and add up the numbers.

The Money Jar Podcasts

Are you curious about careers, money issues, or entrepreneurship, and looking for something a little different? A podcast series from Junior Achievement Radio asks the questions families and kids care about by interviewing people with the right expertise. For details about the podcast series, download the attached overview document. Listen Online. 

The Pet Watcher

Here's a fun coloring activity that also helps you practice your math skills.

 

3rd Grade - 5th Grade

A Region's Market

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Bank Teller Computations

Help the bank teller count out money by solving these problems.

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Be an Engineer

Create a robot using STEM skills

Career Quest

What interests you and why do you enjoy it? Learn about yourself and the careers and careers clusters that best suit your interests and abilities in this printable flier.

Careers With a Purpose

Cha - Ching Videos

We know it can be tough to speak to or teach your kids about money-management issues. We hope that you find these lessons helpful with those conversations!

Choosing a Financial Instituion 

Help customers find the financial institution that meets their needs.

Compare and Contrast Payment Methods

Compare different ways people pay for things they want and need.

Compound Interest 

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Get and Keep the Job

Learn about resumes and how invention ideas can become big business.

Global Connections

Have you ever been told you are "all over the map"? Learn about some international careers and places.

John's Shopping Day

Do you like to shop? Help John choose what to buy on this shopping trip.

History of Prices

Why is all the toilet paper disappearing off the shelves? Find out more about how people's needs and desires affect the pricing of goods, and how that has had an effect on history.

Interest in Your Favor

Discover how investing money in an interest-bearing savings account can help people buy big-ticket items.

Money Tracker and Bingo / Bingo Card

How do you keep track of the money you have in a bank? You use a money tracker of course! Learn how to use a money tracker with this video. Play Bingo and keep track of the money in your Money Tracker worksheet.

My Entrepreneurial Traits 

Learn about the traits of an entrepreneur and decide if you have them.

My Interests

What are you interested in? What do you enjoy doing? Complete this checklist to discover how your interests could turn into business ideas.

One Million

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Robo Sellers Video Flyer

Fly your ship through the universe collecting and selling robot parts to start your own robot business. Play this online game to become a robot merchant and make a tidy profit.

Savings Plan, Inquiry-Based Lesson

Science Means Business

Do you like to invent things? Read about four inventors who turned their ideas into products and their products into successful businesses. Then think of an invention that would make the life of your family or community better.

STEMBOT - JA Website

Learn about STEM careers and practice STEM skills while solving puzzles and playing games.

The Debit Card Transaction

How does a debit card work? Follow the steps to learn how the bank gets your money to the store.

The Money Jar Podcasts

Are you curious about careers, money issues, or entrepreneurship, and looking for something a little different? A podcast series from Junior Achievement Radio asks the questions families and kids care about by interviewing people with the right expertise. For details about the podcast series, download the attached overview document. Listen Online

What is Free Enterprise?

What is free entreprise and why does it matter? Learn how the free enterprise system affects all of us.

Word Search

I spy, through my little eye, words about the economy! Do a fun word search to practice new vocabulary.

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Wristband Mania

 

 

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