The Presidents Have Arrived!
By the United States Mint
Looking for new and exciting ways to make United States history come alive? Then check out the latest free educational resources from the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket ChangeTM website featuring the new Presidential $1 Coin Program (www.usmint.gov/kids/$1coin).
Lesson plans for grades K through 12 delve into the Presidentsâ€™ responsibilities and the themes of democracy, the election process, liberty, and the history of the executive branch. Online activities such as trivia games provide a safe and educational place for students to learn on the Internet. Free classroom and library materials such as posters, bookmarks and bulletin board kits visually enhance your learning environment.
This is the first time in history that the United States Mint is honoring the Nationâ€™s past Presidents with a unique series of Presidential $1 Coins. Similar to the popular 50 State QuartersÂ® Program, the series offers a systematically rotating coin design â€“ this one featuring former U.S. Presidents. Through the H.I.P Pocket Change Program, these new coins offer an exciting way to bring Presidential history, American government and democracy to life in the classroom, at the library or in any learning environment.
To learn more about H.I.P Pocket Changeâ€™s Presidential $1 Coin Program resources, download free lesson plans and order free materials, visit www.usmint.gov/kids/$1coin.
Since 1999, H.I.P. Pocket Change has provided fun educational tools for students and teachers that generate interest in coins, the United States Mint and U.S. history.