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During the past month, new information and activities have been added to the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site.  To help you learn "What’s New for You," we’ve listed and linked these features below.

National Hobby Month

Celebrate National Hobby Month in January with us!  Invite your "hobbyists" to visit our Games page and try their hand at the Tools of the Trade puzzle. 

New Lesson Plans

The brand new 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters® Program lesson plans are ready for you to use in your classroom!  The plans include Common Core and National Standards, are designed for grades K through 12 and are available online for free. 

Now you can search all of our lesson plans by one or more parameters of your choice.  Use our consolidated search bar for fast, efficient results.  Or click the Go button without setting parameters to browse all the plans.  Or click the "Random lesson plan" item on the left if you're feeling lucky! 



Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our page dedicated to the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., is a great way for students to learn more about Dr. King's accomplishments and the teachings of this great leader. 

Making Cents

Invite your students to view the winter issue of Making Cents, the "quarterly" e‑newsletter. 

Coin of the Month

Back of the 2014 Native American $1 Coin.Introduce your students to the 2014 Native American $1 Coin commemorating the native hospitality that helped ensure the success of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.  Learn more with the January Coin of the Month page. 

January 2014    

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Curricular Areas: Social Studies, Language Arts
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