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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 220th Birthday!

Celebrate the 220th birthday of the United States Mint by visiting the interactive timeline, "Historic Highlights."

National Coin Week

The theme for National Coin Week (April 15 through 21) is "Change in Money:  Cowries to Credit Cards."  Our National Coin Week page is full of helpful links to use in your classroom, guiding your students to a different online activity each day.

Financial Literacy Month

Visit the Financial Literacy page to find a collection of fun activities, games, and lesson plans that promote basic economic understanding.

Making Cents

The spring issue of Making Cents, our "quarterly" e-newsletter, invites your students to read and solve.  A Presidential $1 Coin event, a commemorative coin with a puzzle, the quarter of the quarter (Chaco Culture National Historical Park), and the spring 2012 word scramble puzzle are all covered.

Coin of the Month

Image shows the front of the Chaco Culture National Historical Park quarter.

Goldie the Mint Fish introduces the Chaco Culture National Historical Park Quarter, the April Coin of the Month.  The design's kivas are part of the Chetro Ketl Complex.  Visit the April Coin of the Month to learn more.

April 2012

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

Teacher Feature

Title:  Kiva Knowledge
Related to:  April Coin
of the Month
Curricular Areas:  Social Studies
Click the title and check it out.

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