April Coin of the Month: Join Flip as he learns more about the Washington quarter and the natural resources of the "Evergreen State." The quarter design features a salmon, a symbol of Washington and Pacific Northwest culture, along with Mt. Rainier, a volcano.
State Quarter Day in the Classroom: Celebrate the Washington quarter with State Quarter Day in the Classroom. Read more about the "Evergreen State" and find out what's great about the 42nd state.
Making Cents: The latest issue of this "quarterly" e-newlestter celebrates the new Presidential $1 coins, the latest the quarter (Washington), and April's special occasions (the birthday of the United States Mint, National Coin Week, and Financial Literacy Month). There is also a brand new crossword puzzle based on the newsletter's contents. If you'd like to sign up to receive announcements about Making Cents, new lesson plans, and special projects, join the Teachers' Network.
United States Mint's Birthday: Happy Birthday Mint! April 2 is the United States Mint's 215th birthday. Join the H.I.P. Pocket Change Pals for a celebration with Historic Highlights, an interactive timeline of the history of the United States Mint.
National Coin Week: This year, National Coin Week is April 15 through 21. To celebrate, the H.I.P. Pocket Change Pals will choose a special activity for you each day of the week. To see what the pick of the day is, go to the National Coin Week page.
Teacher Features—While you can always find great classroom ideas in the Teachers section of H.I.P. Pocket Change, be sure to click on the Teacher Feature icon whenever you spot it on the site to find ideas that relate directly to whatever you've just read!
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|Washington State Quarter Day in the Classroom||April Coin of the Month||
|Money Matters||Financial Literacy Month||Mathematics|
|Minting a New Mint||United States Mint's Birthday||Social Studies|