Emmett and the Cash Cow (1-4)

Students learn the basics of handling money ethically and responsibly in this fun, engaging play.

Educational Objectives

1. To show children the value of money, and that it must be securely kept.
2. To demonstrate the difference between a want and a need.
3. To teach kids envelope budgeting (spend, save short-term, save long-term, and give).
4. To teach that money can earn interest, while borrowed money costs interest.
5. To demonstrate that purchases must be carefully/thoughtfully made.
5. To teach ethical, responsible handling of money.

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“You taught about saving, spending, and responsible use of money at a level the children could understand.”Terah Knutsen, 2nd grade teacher

Logistical Info

Grades: 1-4
Length: 40 minutes
Max audience size: 350
Space: 10′ tall, 16′ wide, 20′ deep
Price: $660/perf, plus travel

Like most youngsters, Emmett doesn’t know much about money. But when he chases a $20 bill to a land of talking cows and enterprising chickens, Emmett and the children in the audience learn financial practices that will serve them now and lead them into debt-free futures as adults. Funny and engaging, Emmett and the Cash Cow provides important, practical education that students will be able to apply throughout their lives!

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“Your cast of characters did a great job teaching our third graders about wants and needs and saving money.”Allison Ward, 3rd grade teacher

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