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Penn State Extension: Reading Makes Cents

by Penn State Extension

Mar 13, 2022

Reading Makes Cents is comprised of a collection of fifty-three experiential activities developed around exemplary children’s literature that has money as a theme. The selected children’s literature explores ideas, activities, and strategies that help children learn how to earn, save, share, and spend money. Children’s literature provides a rich diversity of settings, people, income levels, relationships, ethnic backgrounds, cultures, religions, holidays, intergenerational friendships all related to money messages and learning.

When: Thu., Mar. 24, 2022 (6:30 PM – 8:30 PM ET)

Format: Live Online via Zoom

Who is this for?

  • Early Childhood Educators
  • Family Childcare Providers
  • Parents
  • Educators
  • All Interested Adults

What will you learn?

  • Identify activities to support financial skills and knowledge related to the history of money
  • Identify activities to support financial skills and knowledge related to earning money
  • Identify activities to support financial skills and knowledge related to money management
  • Discover ways to use children’s literature and reading with children to support financial literacy
  • Plan ways to include families in learning about financial literacy and related concepts

Registration is required to receive the link to access the webinar. Registrants will also receive access to the webinar recording.

Registration Deadline: March 24, 2022 6:30 PM

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