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Bankers in the Classroom

Bankers in the Classroom

Are you visiting a classroom or expecting students to tour your bank? Take advantage of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s free resources to help teach students about money, banking and financial literacy.
Focus on Financial Services

Focus on Financial Services

Students are introduced to the importance of financial services through the Banking for Safety online video.  After learning about the various services offered, they will compare institutions given to them and choose the one that would best meet their banking preferences.

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Children's Literature Lesson - Bunny Money

In this lesson, students listen to the story of Ruby and Max, two bunnies that go shopping and make spending decisions. They are introduced to short-term and long-term savings goals to help them save for the goods they want in the future. After a goal-sorting activity, students choose and illustrate their own savings goal.
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Teach Children to Save

Teach Children to Save is a national initiative created by the American Bankers Association that helps children understand the basics of personal finance through classroom visits and activities. All four offices in the Tenth Federal Reserve District participate in the program in some way.
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Fifty Nifty Econ Cards

Fifty Nifty Econ Cards are designed for elementary and middle school students to assist them in developing a knowledge base of economic and personal finance words. The accompanying Teacher Resource Guide provides activities and games to help teachers incorporate economic vocabulary into the school day through language, math, social studies and art.
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Financial Fables

Financial Fables are entertaining stories that combine reading, economics and personal finance into life lessons that feature "money morals." Through quick, interactive online tales, students can learn useful financial management skills that will better prepare them for the future.
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Payment Parliament

This lesson introduces students to different methods of payment for goods and services. The costs and benefits of each payment method are explored in a role play of a round table discussion titled "Payment Parliament." Students compare use of each payment option and learn how the Federal Reserve System processes all forms of payments for consumers.