KidsECON

Learn how people spend and make money in their community.

Laila, Ella, and Jayden are taking part in a special program at their school called KidsECON. Join them and their mentor, Peggy, on their adventures around the community as they learn how people spend and make money. [grades K-3] 

Grocery Store | KidsECON
Episode 1

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Laila takes us on a tour through the grocery store. Learn the difference between a need and a want in the first episode of KidsECON. About the Series Laila, Ella, and Jayden are taking part in a...
Bank | KidsECON
Episode 2

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Join Ella, Laila, and Jayden from the KidsECON crew as they explore the world of banking and saving money. Learn the importance of keeping your money safe, how to manage it wisely, and why saving for...
Restaurant | KidsECON
Episode 3

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Jayden and his friends from the KidsECON crew stop for lunch at a local pizza restaurant. Learn what's the differences between goods and services. About the Series Laila, Ella, and Jayden are taking...
Animal Shelter | KidsECON
Episode 4

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Laila and her friends visit the animal shelter. They learn about different kinds of animals and the costs of caring for them. The KidsECON crew also learn how important it is to support shelters...
KidsECON Episode 1: Grocery Store Lesson Plan
KidsECON Episode 1: Grocery Store Lesson Plan

Lesson

After watching KidsECON Episode 1, "The Grocery Store," the students will identify and compare wants and needs, explain how wants and needs change over time, explain why people have jobs, and describe...

KidsECON Episode 3: Restaurant
KidsECON Episode 3: Restaurant

Lesson

This lesson will explore how goods and services meet needs and wants. By learning about goods and services in the school, community and South Carolina, students will identify goods as items for...