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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.  

Happy 222nd Birthday!

Celebrate the 222nd birthday of the United States Mint by visiting the interactive timeline Historic Highlights

Financial Literacy Month

April is a great month to visit the Financial Literacy page to find a collection of fun activities, games, and lesson plans that promote basic economic understanding. 

National Coin Week

The theme for National Coin Week (April 20 through 26) is “Coin and Country, Celebrating Civic Service.”  Our National Coin Week page provides helpful links to use in your classroom.  Each day, different online activities are highlighted. 

Shenandoah Resources

Be sure to check out the Shenandoah National Park Quarter Day in the Classroom page.  This special page provides activities and information for you to use with your students. 

National Park Week

Celebrate National Park Week by using our consolidated search bar to find America the Beautiful lesson plans for all of your classroom curriculum needs. 

Our newest lesson plans highlight Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Shenandoah National Park, Arches National Park, Great Sand Dunes National Park, and Everglades National Park. 

Making Cents

The spring issue of Making Cents, our ”quarterly“ e-newsletter, is new this month.  Articles cover spring events, the newest $1 Coin and quarter (Shenandoah National Park), and a substantial fill-in crossword puzzle to solve. 

Coin of the Month

Shenandoah National Park quarter.Introduce your students to the Shenandoah National Park quarter, which features a day hiker taking in the view from Little Stony Man summit.  Learn more with the April Coin of the Month

April 2014    

Teacher Feature with a scholarly worm coming out of an apple.

Teacher Feature

Title:  Pix of the Park
Related to:  April Coin of the Month
Curricular Areas:  Social Studies, Science, Art, and Language Arts
Click the title and check it out. 

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