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Grade K-2, 3-5
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Activity

Princess Persephone Loses the Castle (Money Tales)

Time: 30 mins,
Updated: May 26 2022,

Objective

Students will be able to:

  • Learn about loans and signing contracts.
  • Learn about how to budget your money.

In this economics and personal finance book, an inexperienced royal learns a valuable lesson about reading the fine print.

Available in eBook and hard copy

Description

Princess Persephone was cold in her castle on freezing Ganymede. So, when Aluminum Jim came calling to sell her tin sheets to nail onto the exterior walls to keep out the cold, Persephone was only too happy to agree to a loan and sign the contract without reading it. What could she do when the tin sheets didn’t work, she couldn’t repay the loan, and Jim claimed the castle?