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Teach Children to Save

April 1, 2019

Teach Children to Save (TCTS) is a national program - sponsored by the American Bankers Association Community Engagement Foundation - that organizes banker volunteers to help you people develop a savings habit early in life. The program is promoted through the month of April, and Teach Children to Save Day is April 12, 2019.

Educational materials have been designed and developed exclusively for bankers to make savings lessons easy to present and fun for kids. If you're interested in a presentation, please let us know. In the meantime, enjoy the following activities.

Grades K-2


Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

Coins - Learn about coins, and what you can buy with them.
Silly Sam - Read about Sam, and help him find a Most and Least safe place for him to hide his money.
Green Choices - Learn ways to save money while saving the environment.
Money Word Find - Find different money words.
Options Word Find - Find words that describe things you can do with money.

Grades 3 - 5

A Tale of Two Brothers - Help twins Todd and Kyle keep a money journal.
Decision Tree - Put together a tree for spending and one for saving - which one is larger?
Where's the Money - Find words related to getting paid.
Crossword Puzzle
Money Words  - Find words related to money and banking.

Grades 3-5 Activities

Grades 6-8 Activities

Grades 6 - 8

Watt Can We Save - Determine how much money it takes to run various appliances.
Savings Word Find - Find words related to saving money.
Crossword Puzzle