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Banking basics card game


Students play a game to learn about common banking products and services and to consider which ones they might use now and in the future.

Big idea

Understanding common banking products and services can help you manage your money.  

Essential questions

  • What products and services do banks and credit unions offer?
  • What products and services might you consider using now or in the future? 


  • Learn about banking products and services
  • Consider which ones might be useful now or in the future   

What students will do

  • Play a game to identify some common products and services that banks and credit unions offer.
  • Explore how these banking products and services might work for them now and later in life. 

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Note: Please remember to consider your students’ accommodations and special needs to ensure that all students are able to participate in a meaningful way.