Ourselves

PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION

Classroom based

PROGRAM DURATION

6 weeks

PROGRAM GRADE LEVEL

Pre-Scholars - Kindergarten

JA Ourselves introduces kindergarten students to the intersection of financial literacy and early elementary grades social studies learning objectives. Through hands-on classroom activities, the program provides students with an introduction to personal economics and the choices consumers make to meet their needs and wants. It also introduces students to the role of money in society while providing them with practical information about earning, saving, and sharing money.

PROGRAM CONCEPTS

Buying, choices, costs, earning, giving, goals, goods and services, interests, money, needs and wants, saving, society, spending, values.

PROGRAM SKILLS

Counting, decision making, drawing conclusions, following directions, graphing and graph interpretation, listening, matching and classifying, predicting, problem solving, reading and writing, self-assessment, sequencing, teamwork, verbal communication, vocabulary building.