LeftNavContentLevel 1 (Pre-K - Grade 2) Level 1 Common Core State Standards Level 1 National Standards Lesson 1: Understanding My Money Trading Cards Let's Go Shopping! Jack and the Beanstalk Before Money Can You Buy It? Money Flash Cards Lesson 1 Answer Sheet Lesson 2: Getting My Money Earning Money Should I Borrow Money? Lesson 3: Saving My Money Responsibility Leads to Trust Saving at Home - or in a Bank? Lesson 3 Answer Sheet Lesson 4: Sharing My Money Kids Can Help Make a Difference! Lesson 4 Answer Sheet Lesson 5: Spending My Money Old-Fashioned Lemonade Producers and Consumers Needs and Wants Needs Wants Be a Wise Consumer! Lesson 5 Answer Sheet Level 1 Resources Certificate of Completion (color) Certificate of Completion (black/white) Page ContentLevel 1 (Pre-K - Grade 2) In Level 1, lower-elementary students learn what money is and how it can be used. Kickoff Video - Introduce the Financial Literacy Program to students and help motivate them to learn more! Lesson 1: Understanding My Money Children learn about the history of money, the purposes of money and the forms of money. Reproducible: Trading Cards Reproducible: Let's Go Shopping! Reproducible: Jack and the Beanstalk Reproducible: Before Money Reproducible: Can You Buy It? Reproducible: Money Flash Cards Lesson 2: Getting My Money In this lesson, participants will learn about money gifts, allowances, age-appropriate ways of earning money and wise borrowing. Reproducible: Earning Money Reproducible: Should I Borrow Money? Lesson 3: Saving My Money This lesson covers responsibility with money and compares saving money at home and saving money at a bank. Reproducible: Responsibility Leads to Trust Reproducible: Saving at Home - or in a Bank? Lesson 4: Sharing My Money This lesson focuses on characteristics of charitable organizations, common guidelines for charitable giving, when and when not to loan money, and gift-giving. Reproducible: Kids Can Help! Reproducible: Make a Difference! Lesson 5: Spending My Money Through this lesson, children will learn the definition of producer and consumer, the difference between a good and a service, the difference between needs and wants, and how to make good buying decisions. Reproducible: Old-Fashioned Lemonade Reproducible: Producers and Consumers Reproducible: Needs and Wants Reproducible: Wants Reproducible: Needs Reproducible: Be a Wise Consumer!