JA Ourselves is a fun, interactive program designed to engage 3 to 6 year olds with an introduction to personal economics and the choices consumers make to meet their needs and wants. It also introduces them to the role of money in society while providing them with practical information about earning and saving, using colourful and creative activities.
JA Ourselves introduces pre-primary and primary students to financial literacy outcomes through hands-on classroom style activities. The program is comprised of four 30 minute sessions for the students.
In Nova Scotia, this program is offered to students ages 3-6
In this program, students will:
- Practice personal economics by considering choices
- Learn the difference between needs and wants
- Learn the concept of money, particularly earning and save mapping