Using Children’s Literature to Teach Economics PK-5

Children are never too young to start learning basic economic concepts such as scarcity, saving, and spending. Discover how this collection of popular picture books can give your classroom an instant economic boost, introducing new vocabulary and concepts while developing reading comprehension and listening and speaking skills.

Guides below are correlated to the Oklahoma Academic Standards in Social Studies, include lesson links and vocabulary. Click on picture to download guide.


PK-2 Grade Teacher Guide

3rd – 5th Grade Teacher Guide