TEACHING YOUTH FINANCIAL LITERACY IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CLASSROOMS: PARCC PREP-CURRICULUM-ACTIVITIES ON INVESTING FOR KIDS
Patrick Puckle and Friends introduce the plans they put into practice daily in order to have a secure and sound financial future. Do you know that the TV shows you watch, the toys you play with and your favorite fast food places, wouldn’t be possible without anyone investing? Many everyday activities like riding your bike or playing video games, were made possible by people who gave their money to the creators, so they could bring their products to life! If nobody ever gave their money and invested in someone’s idea or product, would we have many of the neat things we have today? If you knew that nobody was ever going to make new toys or video games again because they couldn’t find people to borrow money from, would you give your money to the person who wants to bring it to life? Or do you want to play with the same toys and video games your whole life? Now do you see why investing is so important? In order to make new things, people need money to create them. If someone doesn’t have the money to bring a great idea to life, they look for people to borrow money from called investors. Investors are people like you and I who give their money to a creator because they believe the creator’s product is good enough to become successful; giving the investor more money than they let the creator borrow! Everybody wins.
–Patrick Puckle & Friends
Included is book-based teacher curriculum and student activities on investing!