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Winter Holidays

December 6, 2018 - Christmas and Hanukkah During the winter season, people around the world celebrate holidays with a variety of traditions, including exchanging gifts, decorating Christmas trees, or lighting menorahs. But did you know that many of these traditions, including stocking stuffing and...

Thanksgiving

November 21, 2018 - Why Thanksgiving? Many cultures and communities around the world set aside a day to give thanks. In the United States, the first Thanksgiving was in 1621 when the Puritans, later called Pilgrims, arrived in Massachusetts. Since they arrived in December,...

Veterans Day

November 5, 2018 - Why Veterans Day? On November 11, 1918, a peace agreement called an “armistice” ended the fighting of World War I and went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. The world hoped that...

United States Mint Launches New Educational Games

September 21, 2018 - WASHINGTON – The United States Mint proudly announces the release of its newest educational game: Counting with Coins. This game teaches basic math concepts and coin identification for grades K-2 in a fun grocery store setting. Counting with Coins is...

Labor Day

August 31, 2018 - What is Labor Day? Labor Day, celebrated the first Monday in September, honors the social and economic achievements of American workers. The United States Mint celebrates Labor Day by acknowledging laborers across the country, throughout history, and within its own...

Independence Day

October 26, 2018 - Why the 4th of July? July 4, 1776 is known as the United States of America’s birthday. But there’s more to this holiday than flags, fireworks, and picnics. It was on July 4, 1776, that the Continental Congress approved a written...

Lessons by Grade

June 21, 2018 - Looking for lesson plans by grade level? Use the search above, or browse lesson plans below. Grades K-1 Grades 2-3 Grades 4-6 Grades 7-8 Grades 9-12

Lessons by Subject

June 21, 2018 - Looking for lesson plans on a specific subject? Use the search above, or choose from our featured lesson plans below. Math Math and coins go hand-in-hand! Coins are a great way to teach simple math concepts in the classroom. View...

Holidays

December 10, 2018 - Come celebrate with us all year round by learning about the coins related to national holidays! Starting with Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in January through the winter holidays in December, let us show you how the U.S. Mint connects...

Memorial Day

November 2, 2018 - Why Memorial Day? Memorial Day began soon after the American Civil War ended as Decoration Day.  Decorating graves with flowers and flags was a way for people to say “thank you” for the sacrifice of service members who had died...