Spend It or Save It? is a financial literacy program for students in grades 3-5. This interactive experience streams directly into classrooms and homes, featuring a live host and a compilation of short educational videos that entertain as they educate. Students learn the value of establishing a personal financial plan, the importance of budgeting and why saving for the future is smart at any age.

Main Educational Concepts conveyed in Spend It or Save It? include:

  • The Evolution of Money
  • How to Identify Needs and Wants
  • Why you should start a Savings Habit
  • How to Budget
  • Spending vs Savings
  • How to set Financial Goals
  • Difference between Income and Debt
  • The 50/30/20 Rule
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Goals

Educational Standards

2017 National Standards for Financial Literacy – Jumpstart Coalition

Spending and Saving: 

8. Develop a plan for spending and saving 

9. Use a personal financial plan

Kennedy Center for the Arts

Arts Integration for the Classroom

Livestream Learning Studio Educational Assessments  Livestream Content-related lesson  Arts-integrated lesson 
Ask students to reflect on the topic and draw their thoughts on paper
Write one or two sentences identifying the main point
Think-pair-share
One-question quiz
Journal reflection
Have students discuss three things they learned, two things they still want to learn, and one question they still have
Hand in and/or take home completed activity
Submit screenshot of completed activity

Livestream Learning Studio Educational Assessments Livestream Content-related lesson Arts-integrated lesson
Ask students to reflect on the topic and draw their thoughts on paper
Write one or two sentences identifying the main point
Think-pair-share
One-question quiz
Journal reflection
Have students discuss three things they learned, two things they still want to learn, and one question they still have
Hand in and/or take home completed activity
Submit screenshot of completed activity

WHY CHOOSE THE STUDIO

Livestream Learning Studio is a subsidiary of The National Theatre for Children, a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE).

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