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Overview of State Quarter Day in the Classroom

What Is "State Quarter Day in the Classroom"?

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Discover what's great about each of the 50 states with State Quarter Day in the Classroom!  Have a State Quarter Day in the Classroom for each quarter of the 50 State Quarters® Program and explore each state and its quarter design.  You'll learn about the state's history, people, and natural resources through teacher features, lesson plans, and games.

To get started, all you need to do is pick a state from the list below!  Each of the states whose quarter has been released is linked to a page full of activities to enhance your exploration of that state.

Below the list on this page, there are even more sources of classroom ideas!

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State Quarter Day Activities

Try these fun activities to bring the excitement of State Quarter Day right into your classroom!  This page of State Quarter Day activities applies to all the available states.

FREE Lesson Plans - 50 State Quarters - United States Mint - © 1998 U.S. Mint

Lesson Plans

The 50 State Quarters® Program is a hit with kids!  Thousands of children are collecting these unique coins—one commemorative quarter for each state in the Union—and learning more about their country's history and heritage in the process.

Click to learn how the 50 State Quarters lesson plans were created...or go to the quarter lesson plans page to pick a grade level and then the year in which your chosen state's quarter was released, then download the plans.  These free plans come complete with worksheets, overhead transparency graphics, and other resources to make your State Quarter Day in the Classroom a success!

50 State Quarters® Program

Your students can learn about each of the quarters in the 50 State Quarters Program and the states they honor in this special section of Coin News/The Coins Are Coming.