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Piggy Bank Primer: Saving and Budgeting Lesson for Grades 2-4

Economics and Personal Finance for Kids Piggy Bank Primer

Through a story and activities, the student book introduces students to economic concepts such as saving, spending, budgeting, wants, goods, services and opportunity cost.

•  Student activity book (pdf)

•  Teacher's guide (pdf)

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Spanish version / versión en español.

This lesson plan is designed for teaching grades 2, 3, and 4.


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Audience:   Elementary School
Language:   English
Subjects:   Personal Finance, Economics
Resource Types:   Publications, Lessons
Concepts:   Wants, Budget/Money Management, Saving, Decision-Making, Opportunity Cost