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The K-12 Years


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Banking Basics
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Banking Basics
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This publication provides an overview of the banking system for young people. Topics include checks clearing, currency circulation, methods of payment, electronic banking and the role of the Federal Reserve. Designed for students with an understanding of the U.S. banking system.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Choosing a School for Your Child
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Choosing a School for Your Child
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Step-by-step advice on how to choose among the schools available to your child. Identifies important factors you may want to consider before making a decision.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Extracurricular Activities: The Afterschool Connection
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Extracurricular Activities: The Afterschool Connection
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Extracurricular involvement is a great way to have fun and form friendships. But afterschool activities might also lead to after-school benefits.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Helping Your Child Become a Responsible Citizen
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Helping Your Child Become a Responsible Citizen
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Just as children must be taught to read and write, solve math problems, and understand science concepts and events in history, so must they be guided in developing the qualities of character that are valued by their families and by the communities in which they live. This booklet provides information about the values and skills that make up character and good citizenship and what you can do to help your child develop strong character.
Available: online, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Helping Your Child Learn History
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Helping Your Child Learn History
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The booklet is designed to help families prepare their children to achieve the lifelong task of finding their place in history by helping them learn what shaped the world into which they were born. Employing the latest research, the booklet is largely comprised of activities that can be experienced at home or in the community for children in preschool through grade 5.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Helping Your Child Learn Mathmatics
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Helping Your Child Learn Mathmatics
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26 meaningful and fun activities to help your children (ages 5-13) see math as a positive and interesting part of life.
Available: online, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Helping Your Child Learn Science
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Helping Your Child Learn Science
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Provides parents of children ages 3 to 10 with information, tools and activities they can use in the home and community to help their child develop an interest in the sciences and learn about the world around them.
Available: online, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Helping Your Child Succeed in School
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Helping Your Child Succeed in School
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15 fun activities to do with your children (ages 5-11) to help expand their imagination, obey, organize, help others, and much more.
Available: online, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Helping Your Child with Homework
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Helping Your Child with Homework
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Practical suggestions for parents to use when helping children. Includes a checklist on how much to help, setting the time and place, checking assignments, and when to follow up with your child's teacher.
Available: online, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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How to Become President of the United States Poster
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How to Become President of the United States Poster
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Use this colorful, and informative Kids.gov poster (22x34in) to help kids understand the process of becoming President of the United States. (Previous item number: 508Y)
Available: in print, online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Imagine! Introducing Your Child to the Arts
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Imagine! Introducing Your Child to the Arts
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Offers parents practical ways to introduce their children to the arts. The activities and suggestions offered are aimed specifically at children ages 3-8 years old.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Kids.gov 3 Branches of Government Poster
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Kids.gov 3 Branches of Government Poster
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Colorful Kids.gov poster to help kids understand the three different branches of government. (Previous item number: 626Y)
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Money as You Grow
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Money as You Grow
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20 things kids need to know to live financially smart lives.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Parent Power: Build the Bridge to Success
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Parent Power: Build the Bridge to Success
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Advice to parents on how they can help their children attain success in preschool, elementary, middle, and high school.
Available: as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Stamp Collecting
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Stamp Collecting
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Find out how to start or build your very own stamp collection.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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