Decode & Sing: Episode 5 - Show My Family the Way
This video series gives kids the opportunity to decode secret money messages from song lyrics and activities. This episode's song: Show My Family the Way. The episode's theme: self leadership. Lead the way by practicing the right habits and making good choices.
Decode & Sing: Episode 5 - ActivitiesView Activity
ChecklistIt is important to build the right money habits. One of Sammy's favorites habits is having a checklist. Why are checklists important? They help us organize, prioritize and make efficient use of our time. They also position us to accomplish our goals.
Lyric SheetReading is a great habit and life skill. Readers learn more, often earn more, and grow throughout their lives. This activity gives kids an opportunity to read lyrics to the song "Show My Family the Way"; learn key money language; grow their vocabulary; and reinforce a key money concepts including being a leader by practicing the right habits oneself.
Unscramble the Key WordsThe Unscramble is a fun activity and challenge to keep kids engaged and learning about the language of money. It gives them the opportunity to become more familiar personal finance language. In this activity kids will build their vocabularies using key words from the song: "Show My Family the Way!"
Decode the Secret MessageKids will decode the song "Show My Family the Way" secret money message. Decoding is an important reading comprehension skill. The activity and decoding strategy are an excellent way to pique kids interest and keep them interested in learning about money.
Write the Secret MessageWhen we write, we're required to think. The Write the Message activity intends to have kids further think about the self-leadership concept being taught in the episode - lead by example; show your family the way. It's a great habit!
Color the Secret MessageColoring is an activity everyone enjoys. This activity intends to reinforce the self-leadership concept being taught in the episode in a fun yet purposeful manner. Lead by example; show your family the way. It's a great habit!
Music ReviewThis activity gives kids an opportuninty to be a music critic and practice their critical thinking skills. Critical thinking is an important habit and life skill. It creates successful outcomes and better choices, including money choices.