August 2020 Lessons that Make Cents LTMC bannerStart the School Year with Hands-On Learning Activities

Looking for supplemental activities to reinforce learning, both in-person and at home? Check out the U.S. Mint’s latest free online education resources for creative ways to infuse coins into students’ learning.

Hands-On Learning Activities

August 2020 Lessons that Make Cents LTMC Coin Activities featureWhether your school year is online, in-person, or a combination, the Mint offers free hands-on learning activities to reinforce key concepts in subjects including science, math, history, and art.

Examples of activities include designing your own coin, discovering the connection between U.S. culture and coins, and making predictions about coin weights by creating your own coin balance scale. Check out these activities and more in our Coin Activities guide.

Want more ideas? Reach out to for recommendations on lesson plans and activities for your students.

Eco-Friendly Lesson Plan

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Learn about key elements of coastal ecosystems and play a game about environmental sustainability in our new lesson plan.



Coin Journey

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Do you know where circulating coins come from? Learn more about the coin journey with our kids’ How Coins Circulate graphic.



Coin Stamper

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Stamp your own coins while learning about coin production in the Mint’s new game, Coin Stamper.



We Want to Hear from You!

2019 Coin Coloring Book Lessons that Make Cents 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 2020 Coin Coloring Book PDF, and other resources. Reach out to us at to request resources that fit your education needs.

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