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A Penny Saved
This exciting play teaches financial literacy and money management in an engaging participatory performance.
Appropriate for Grades 3-6

Jack--the boy with the bean stalk--learns some valuable lessons from the Old Woman Who Lives in a Shoe, and the rest of a colorful cast of characters, as he climbs up to the sky and back again to save his beloved pet cow.  Along the way, Jack learns the basics of banking, saving, credit cards, loans, interest, and money management.  Most importantly, Jack learns that the best things in life can’t always be bought.

Lessons Learned: Money management and financial literacy skills, Conscious spending, Perseverance, Responsibility for one’s actions