February Lessons That Make Cents newsletter header of American SamoaYou Bat-ter Check Out This New Quarter!

People are going batty about the Mint’s newest quarter design featuring a Samoan fruit bat mother hanging in a tree with her pup. The design promotes awareness to the species’ threatened status. Learn more about the 2020 National Park of American Samoa quarter and check out the Mint’s free education resources about fruit bats.

New Lesson Plan: Discovering the Role of the Fruit Bat

February Lessons That Make Cents newsletter feature of American Samoa fruit bat quarterIn the Mint’s latest lesson plan, students will learn about the fruit bat, its role in the ecosystem of American Samoa, and design and play a game about fruit bats.

Bat seriously: Are you tired of winging it? Check out the 400+ lesson plans on our Educators site or reach out to  education.outreach@usmint.treas.gov to find resources for your classroom.

Coloring Pages

February Lessons That Make Cents newsletter Coloring PagesAdd some color to your world with the Mint’s 100+ free printable coin coloring pages.



Bat Coin Video

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Watch Medallic Artist Phebe Hemphill discuss her work on the American Samoa quarter.


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Search for key terms relating to the America the Beautiful quarters in our Word Quest game.


We Want to Hear from You!

2019 Coin Coloring Book Lessons that Make Cents April iconAre you interested in incorporating coins into your classroom next year, but aren’t sure where to start? Let us help you! The U.S. Mint offers K-12 lesson plans, 12 online educational games, 100+ videos, online quizzes, a free 2019 Coin Coloring Book PDF, and other resources. Reach out to us at education.outreach@usmint.treas.gov to request resources that fit your education needs.

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