American Independence Day 3 Fun Financial Facts

American Independence Day 3 Fun Financial Facts

Freedom of all forms, including financial freedom, is worth working and investing in.

Sammy Rabbit says: “Freedom is what freedom does!”

So, pay close attention to the things you do, your kids do and the habits you are helping them form.

Enjoy the 3 fun financial facts below on American Independence day related to spending, hot dogs and fireworks. We have mixed in a few tips on how to teach kids about money as well.

Here is to a safe, healthy and Sammyriffic American Independence Day!

Click to Listen to Episode 2 of Decode and Sing

Teaching Tip

If you want your kids to have more freedom and independence, have them make a habit of saving money, starting with pennies!

Have your kids listen to this episode 2 of Decode and Sing featuring the song: The Secret! Then talk about the episode and song with them. The following three blogs provides a suggestions on what to discuss.

(1) The Secret Song. The Secret song is featured in episode 2 of Decode and Sing.

(2) Get in the Habit Song

(3) S-A-V-E Song

Fun Fact 1: Spending 

According to the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend an average of $80.54 cents per person of food celebrating Independence Day!

Teaching Tip

If you want your kids to have more freedom and independence, have them make a habit of spending smart!

Have your kids listen to the song below – Don’t Spend More Than You Make! Then talk about the song with them. This blog provides a few suggestions on what to discuss.

Fun Fact 2: Hot Dogs

According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) on July 4th, Independence Day, Americans will enjoy 150 million hot dogs, enough to stretch from D.C. to L.A. more than five times.

Teaching Tip

If you want your kids to have more freedom and independence, have them make a habit of dreaming big, establishing written plans and goals, and taking consistent action toward achieving their dreams and goals!

Have your kids listen to my reading of the story Sammy’s Big Dream and the song below – Big Ol’ Dream!

Then talk about the story and song with them. This blog provides a few suggestions on what to discuss related to the song. For free activities and suggestions on what to discuss related to the story, contact us.

Fun Fact 3: Fireworks

According to a 2018 CNBC column, the United States imported more than $279M worth of fireworks in 2017!

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Financial education for kids that starts with a song. The blog shares tips on fun ways to use music to engage and teach kids about money.

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Sam X Renick is a children's Author, Co-Creator of Sammy Rabbit-SammyRabbit.com, Award Winning Financial Educator & Double Bottom Line Entrepreneur!


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