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.
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.
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
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.
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