JA Ourselves

JA Ourselves uses storybook characters in read-aloud and hands-on activities to introduce kindergarten students to the role people play in an economy. Through engaging, volunteer-led activities, young students learn about individual choices, money, the importance of saving and giving, and the value of work.

JA Ourselves Resources

JA Ourselves Program Brief
Program Overview
Vocabulary Words
Program completion certificate (customizable)
Kindergarten Volunteer Tip Sheet  

Read how JA Ourselves correlates with Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin Academic Standards