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Cleo Learns About Money

Cleo Learns About Money

a 5-year old black little girl named cleo standing at the door of her mother's study
Cleo wandered into her mother's study on Saturday afternoon looking for her mom.
cleo, the 5-year old black little girl in a blue dress asks a question
Her mother was counting some dollar bills.
black mother in a brown dress counting dollar bills
Curious, Cleo asked her mother what they were.
A white cat jumping over a puddle of water in a moonlit sky
Her mother smiled and said, 'These are called money.'
a large blue cat with its mouth wide open looking up at the moon
Cleo asked, 'What is money and where does it come from?'
a large pink cat hanging upside down on a tree
Her mother replied, 'Money is something we use to buy things.'
a light fat orange cat with big eyes sitting up on a tree and looking down
She continued, 'Money has been used for thousands of years.'
2 light brown cats cuddling each other in a bed
Cleo listened attentively as her mother explained the history of money.
a butterfly on top of a light brown fluffy cat standing standing in a white bed
Her mother told her about trading and bartering in ancient times.
N A WHITE BACKGROUND a light brown fluffy cat lying in a white bed with pink yarn balls
She showed Cleo pictures of coins, notes, and digital money.

Reflection Questions

  • What did Cleo find in her mother's study?
  • What is money and what is it used for?
  • What are some different forms of money?

Cleo wandered into her mother's study on Saturday afternoon looking for her mom.

a 5-year old black little girl named cleo standing at the door of her mother's study

Her mother was counting some dollar bills.

cleo, the 5-year old black little girl in a blue dress asks a question

Curious, Cleo asked her mother what they were.

black mother in a brown dress counting dollar bills

Her mother smiled and said, 'These are called money.'

A white cat jumping over a puddle of water in a moonlit sky

Cleo asked, 'What is money and where does it come from?'

a large blue cat with its mouth wide open looking up at the moon

Her mother replied, 'Money is something we use to buy things.'

a large pink cat hanging upside down on a tree

She continued, 'Money has been used for thousands of years.'

a light fat orange cat with big eyes sitting up on a tree and looking down

Cleo listened attentively as her mother explained the history of money.

2 light brown cats cuddling each other in a bed

Her mother told her about trading and bartering in ancient times.

a butterfly on top of a light brown fluffy cat standing standing in a white bed

She showed Cleo pictures of coins, notes, and digital money.

N A WHITE BACKGROUND a light brown fluffy cat lying in a white bed with pink yarn balls

Reflection Questions

  • What did Cleo find in her mother's study?
  • What is money and what is it used for?
  • What are some different forms of money?