In JOE THE MONKEY AND FRIENDS LEARN ABOUT SPENDING SMART, Joe’s friends are spending all their money on literal cans of Stuff. Meanwhile, Joe’s vine-swinging pals are choosing cheap vines that might cause his beloved Vine store to go out of business. Can Joe help everyone learn a valuable lesson in Spending Smart before it's too late?
In JOE THE MONKEY LEARNS TO SHARE, Joe doesn’t know how to use his Share jar money. When he makes a big mistake and spends it, will his friends help him figure out what to do? Or will he follow Vargas the Vulture's advice? Find out if a special charity can find Joe in time for him to make the right choice.
In JOE THE MONKEY SAVES FOR A GOAL, Joe wants to buy a new vine, but it costs too much money. He REALLY wants it, which means he’ll have to save up for a few weeks and not spend his money on little items. Temptation awaits. Will Joe achieve his goal?
The MONEY MAMMALS FAMILY PACK includes the MONEY MAMMALS "SAVING MONEY IS FUN" DVD and the "Share & Save & Spend Smart" picture book trilogy for children as well as THE ART OF ALLOWANCE book for parents.
Using lively puppets, the MONEY MAMMALS "SAVING MONEY IS FUN" DVD informs and entertains with catchy songs like “One Coin," “Reasons to Save,” and “Let’s Make the Right Choice." It helps children distinguish between needs and wants, make smart money choices, and save funds for financial goals.
The MONEY MAMMALS TEACHING KIT contains the components to help kids learn how to "Share & Save & Spend Smart," including the MONEY MAMMALS "SAVING MONEY IS FUN" DVD, the JOE THE MONKEY SAVES FOR A GOAL picture book, and an instructor's manual filled with lessons and activities. A companion YouTube channel is also available.
The MONEY-SMART APPS FROM THE MONEY MAMMALS include Currency Challenge, Needs vs. Wants, Save for a Goal and Vargas' Money Drop. They are part of a collection of “Share & Save & Spend Smart” resources designed to encourage young children and their families to get money-smart and money-comfortable to live happier, more fulfilled lives.
THE ART OF ALLOWANCE is practical guide designed to help adults use an allowance to teach kids to be money-smart and money-comfortable. “Memos from the Chief Mammal" provide a broader context by exploring the impact of commercialism and money’s role in daily life. Activities and supplementary reading are available on www.theartofallowance.com.