Sammy Rabbit, Life & Money, and Treasure Trove Story Club collaborate to pilot and bring Sammy Rabbit’s Dream Big Financial Education to children and families in India!
The initial pilot program and test include a total of 9 financial education experiences for children and families in India! Life & Money will adapt and use a subset of Sammy Rabbit’s Dream Big Financial Education curriculum to execute the test.
PILOT PROGRAM AND TEST
|Dec. 19, 2021||Initial Experience||Dream Big Read||Sammy’s Big Dream!|
|Jan. 2, 2021||1st Workshop||Dream Big||Dream Big Modules 1 & 3|
|Jan. 9, 2021||2nd Workshop||Build Habits||Dream Big Module 2|
|Jan. 16, 2021||3rd Workshop||Set Goals||Dream Big Module 4|
|Jan. 23, 2021||4th Workshop||S-A-V-E Money||Dream Big Module 5|
|Feb. 6, 2021||1st Workshop||Dream Big||Dream Big Modules 1 & 3|
|Feb. 13, 2021||2nd Workshop||Build Habits||Dream Big Module 2|
|Feb. 20, 2021||3rd Workshop||Set Goals||Dream Big Module 4|
|Feb. 27, 2021||4th Workshop||S-A-V-E Money||Dream Big Module 5|
Initial Experience: Dream Big Read Experience led by children’s author and songwriter Sam X Renick with local story teller Sarika Athalye. Sarika is the Founder of Treasure Trove Story Club! (COMPLETED 12.19.20)
The initial experience will be followed by a series of four workshops led by Sarika Athalye. The series will be repeated two times. The first series of four workshops will be conducted in January 2021. The second series of four workshops will be conducted in February 2021. The four workshops in the series are:
Workshop 1: Discover and Declare Your Dream (COMPLETED 1.2.21)
Workshop 2: Great Habits Help Make Big Dreams Come True (COMPLETED 1.9.21)
Workshop 3: Set Your Goals and Have a Written Plan – COMPLETED 1.16.21
Workshop 4: SAVE. It’s a Great Habit! – COMPLETED 1.23.21
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PROMOTING THE 1ST EXPERIENCE – DREAM BIG READ WITH AUTHOR AND LOCAL STORY TELLER
NEXT STEP! KIDS KEEP LEARNING AND BUILDING THEIR PERSONAL FINANCE AND LIFE SKILL KNOWLEDGE WITH FOUR FOLLOW UP WORKSHOPS AND FINANCIAL EDUCATION EXPERIENCES!!!
SOCIAL MEDIA POST PROMOTING WORKSHOPS & EXPERIENCES
SOCIAL MEDIA POST PROMOTING WORKSHOPS & EXPERIENCES
SOCIAL MEDIA POST PROMOTING WORKSHOP & EXPERIENCE 3
SOCIAL MEDIA POST PROMOTING WORKSHOP & EXPERIENCE 4
SAMPLE LESSON PLAN – SARIKA ATHAYLE
Sammy’s Big Dream -16th January, 2021
|Session Title:||Set your Goals & Have a Written Plan. It’s a Great Habit!|
|Source:||Sam X Renick’s Financial Literacy Curriculum for Kids|
|Age/Level||9 – 12 years.|
|Duration:||1.5 hours approx. Could vary depending on activities & children’s response.|
|Theme||Children can draw & colour kites with pictures/shapes depicting their Big Dream.|
|Story aids||‘Get in the Habit’ & ‘Plan’ songs to be played while children engage in creative expression or as required.2 – Goal activity sheets & 4 Plan activity sheets1 minute Energisers in the form of short performances by children.Game – Sammy the Leader.|
|Session flow||Welcome, Sammy the Leader Game & Presentation of Habit tracker with experience sharing. (11.00 am to 11.30 am.) Welcome children to the 3nd session of our workshop series.Sammy the Leader: Ask children what are the new & extremely important concepts Sammy has taught them through his story? So would they like to give Sammy the position of a leader in their hearts? If yes, Why? If no, Why? Ask children how they have used Sammy’s teachings until now? Bring in the session’s theme i.e. Setting a Goal & Creating a written Plan.Invite children to present their Habit trackers & share their experience of practicing the chosen habit/habits with their support from their Habit buddies. |
Activity 1 – Setting a Goal (11.30 am to 12.00 noon) -Ask them the meaning of the word ‘Goal’ & encourage them to define the same using Goal activity sheet # 1. (Later they can add it to the Dream Big journal.) – Ask children whether they have ever set Goals before? – Invite them share the purposes for which they set those Goals. – Ask them how setting those Goals helped them & made them feel? -Get them to discuss, identify & record their new Goal (Both Habit goal + Money goal) which will help them fulfil their Big Dream using Goal activity sheet # 2. (Later they can add it to the Dream Big journal.) (For this activity create breakout rooms for smaller group discussions & finally have a larger group sharing)
Activity 2 – Creating a Written Plan (12.00 noon to 12.30 pm) – Ask children the meaning of the word ‘Plan’ & encourage them to define the same using Plan activity sheet # 1. (Later they can add it to the Dream Big journal.) – Ask children whether they have ever created Plans before? Did they write down the Plans or just kept them in their minds? – Invite them share the purposes for which they created those Plans. – Ask them how creating those Plans helped them & made them feel? -Get them to discuss, create & write their new Daily & Weekly Plan (Both Habit plan + Money plan) & Fill up the Plan Form which will help them achieve their new Goal which in turn will help them fulfil their Big Dream using Plan activity sheets # 2, 3 & 4. (Later they can add these sheets to their Dream Big journal.) (For this activity create breakout rooms for smaller group discussions & finally have a larger group sharing)
|Material required||Blank sheets of paper, pen/pencils, colour pencils, crayons, markers. Printouts of activity sheets & access to Sammy’s Big Dream flip book during the session.|
LET’S END FINANCIAL ILLITERACY. TOGETHER WE CAN!
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Sammy is on a mission to end youth and family financial illiteracy one child, one family, one community and one financial education experience at a time.
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Let’s collaborate and empower children’s dreams and lives for generations.
Let’s teach them to develop great money habits while they are young. Let’s do it BEFORE they develop bad money habits and attitudes that decrease their freedom, financial security and stability.
Let’s inspire them to dream big and live purpose filled lives!
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