JA Ourselves

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Recommended for Kindergarten.

JA Ourselves introduces students to the intersection of financial literacy and kindergarten social studies learning objectives, including personal economics and the choices people make to meet their needs and wants.

Following participation in the program, students will be able to:

  • Practice personal economics by considering choices.
  • Explain the difference between needs and wants.
  • Understand the concept of money, particularly earning and saving.
  • Identify the importance of giving to a worthy cause.

Program Brief [PDF] │ Program Overview [PDF]

Training Videos courtesy of Junior Achievement of South Dakota:

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