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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.

National Teacher Day!

Celebrate by joining the Teachers' Network!  It's a great way to keep abreast of the newest features and resources as they become available on the site.

Memorial Day

Our Memorial Day page is full of information you can use in your classroom. See how coins can help your students to understand this special holiday.


Did you know the first U.S. nickel was minted on May 16, 1866?  Visit the Westward Journey Nickel Series™ Lesson Plans page and browse our collection of downloadable lesson plans available for individual grades K through 12.

Making Cents

The spring issue of Making Cents, our "quarterly" e-newsletter, invites your students to read and solve.  This issue presents 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!

Coin of the Month

Image shows the front of the U.S. Infantry commemorative dollar.

Bill the Mint Buffalo introduces the U.S. Infantry commemorative silver dollar as his chosen Coin of the Month.  Learn more about the Infantry and the meaning behind the coin's designs by visiting the May Coin of the Month!

May 2012

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Teacher Feature

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Curricular Areas:  Social Studies
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