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Explore our library of free resources to use in your classroom, home, or enrichment program! Search for resources by grade and/or subject to engage kids in topics such as microfinance, fundraising, social entrepreneurship, and global citizenship. There are over a dozen enrichment activities to complement the reading of the book One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference.

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K-2 ELA One Hen Board Game Ready to assemble board game to help kids with an understanding of cost/profit and the responsibility of being a business owner.
K-2 Social Studies Dear Kojo One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference post-reading exercise to help students to share with the author or provide their reactions to the book.
K-2 ELA Dear Kojo One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference post-reading exercise to help students to share with the author or provide their reactions to the book.
K-2 Math Integrating One Hen into Classroom Resources Overview of how to integrate the One Hen lesson plans and other resources into different subjects.
3-5 ELA Integrating One Hen Resources in Classroom Teaching Overview of how to integrate the One Hen lesson plans and other resources into different subjects.
3-5 Math Integrating One Hen Resources in Classroom Teaching Overview of how to integrate the One Hen lesson plans and other resources into different subjects.
3-5 Social Studies Integrating One Hen Resources in Classroom Teaching Overview of how to integrate the One Hen lesson plans and other resources into different subjects.
K-2 Social Studies Integrating One Hen Resources in Classroom Teaching Overview of how to integrate the One Hen lesson plans and other resources into different subjects.
K-2 ELA Integrating One Hen Resources in Classroom Teaching Overview of how to integrate the One Hen lesson plans and other resources into different subjects.
3-5 ELA Kids Can Change the World Ideas for researching inspiring young entrepreneurs and how kids can make a difference.
3-5 Social Studies Kids Can Change the World Ideas for researching inspiring young entrepreneurs and how kids can make a difference.
3-5 Math Kojo's Math Problems Math problems involving addition and subtraction that relate to the book One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big.
K-2 Social Studies Starting a Business- Lemonade Stand Detailed instructions to help kids start a lemonade stand business and learn the appropriate financial terminology.
3-5 Social Studies Starting a Business- Lemonade Stand Detailed instructions to help kids start a lemonade stand business and learn the appropriate financial terminology.
3-5 Math Letter and Diary Writing One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference post-reading exercise to help kids write a comparison on their lives and that of the story character “Kojo”.
3-5 ELA Letter and Diary Writing One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference post-reading exercise to help kids write a comparison on their lives and that of the story character “Kojo”.
3-5 Social Studies Letter and Diary Writing One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference post-reading exercise to help kids write a comparison on their lives and that of the story character “Kojo”.
K-2 Social Studies Making the World a Better Place One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference post-reading exercise to help kids brainstorm ways they could use make their community a better place.
3-5 Social Studies Making the World a Better Place One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference post-reading exercise to help kids brainstorm ways they could use make their community a better place.
K-2 Social Studies My House and Yours One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference post-reading exercise to help kids compare Kojo’s life in Africa with their lives in North America.
3-5 Social Studies My House and Yours One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference post-reading exercise to help kids compare Kojo’s life in Africa with their lives in North America.
K-2 Math Personal Finance Matters Lesson to help kids identify how finance will play an important part in their lives and in achieving aspirations.
3-5 Math Personal Finance Matters Lesson to help kids identify how finance will play an important part in their lives and in achieving aspirations.
K-2 Math Start Your Own Microcredit Agency Class project to help students set up their own microcredit agency that is dedicated to improving life at their school, in their community, or in another country.
3-5 Math Start Your Own Microcredit Agency Class project to help students set up their own microcredit agency that is dedicated to improving life at their school, in their community, or in another country.
K-2 Social Studies To Market to Market One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference post-reading ideas to help kids think about the differences between food in North America and in Kojo’s community.
3-5 Social Studies To Market to Market One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference post-reading ideas to help kids think about the differences between food in North America and in Kojo’s community
K-2 Social Studies Where in the World One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference pre-reading questions to help kids think about the location and culture of Ghana.
3-5 Social Studies Where in the World One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference pre-reading questions to help kids think about the location and culture of Ghana.
3-5 ELA Write a Biography Activity to help kids think about the life of Dr. Kwabena Darko (inspiration from the One Hen book) and write about other famous people.
3-5 Social Studies Write a Biography Activity to help kids think about the life of Dr. Kwabena Darko (inspiration from the One Hen book) and write about other famous people.
K-2 Math A Craft for Giving Back- Henny Penny Activity to teach students about fundraising and encourage them to give back.
K-2 ELA A Craft for Giving Back- Henny Penny Activity to teach students about fundraising and encourage them to give back.
K-2 Social Studies A Craft for Giving Back- Henny Penny Activity to teach students about fundraising and encourage them to give back.
3-5 Math A Craft for Giving Back- Henny Penny Activity to teach students about fundraising and encourage them to give back.
3-5 ELA A Craft for Giving Back- Henny Penny Activity to teach students about fundraising and encourage them to give back.
3-5 Social Studies A Craft for Giving Back- Henny Penny Activity to teach students about fundraising and encourage them to give back.
K-2 ELA Learning About Ghana Lesson to introduce kids to other countries and their locations on a map, and to learn about the origin of the alphabet and names used in Ghana.
K-2 Social Studies Learning About Ghana Lesson to introduce kids to other countries and their locations on a map, and to learn about the origin of the alphabet and names used in Ghana.
3-5 ELA Learning About Ghana Lesson to introduce kids to other countries and their locations on a map, and to learn about the origin of the alphabet and names used in Ghana.
3-5 Social Studies Learning About Ghana Lesson to introduce kids to other countries and their locations on a map, and to learn about the origin of the alphabet and names used in Ghana.
K-2 ELA Making a Difference through Giving & Receiving Lesson to help kids understand how one person can make a difference through giving and receiving.
K-2 Social Studies Making a Difference through Giving & Receiving Lesson to help kids understand how one person can make a difference through giving and receiving.
3-5 ELA Making a Difference through Giving & Receiving Lesson to help kids understand how one person can make a difference through giving and receiving.
3-5 Social Studies Making a Difference through Giving & Receiving Lesson to help kids understand how one person can make a difference through giving and receiving.
6-8 Social Studies Integrating One Hen Resources in Classroom Teaching Overview of how to integrate the One Hen lesson plans and other resources into different subjects.
K-2 Math One Hen Board Game Instructions Instructions on how to assemble the One Hen Board Game. To be used with the One Hen Board Game download.
K-2 ELA One Hen Board Game Instructions Instructions on how to assemble the One Hen Board Game. To be used with the One Hen Board Game download.
K-2 Social Studies One Hen Board Game Instructions Instructions on how to assemble the One Hen Board Game. To be used with the One Hen Board Game download.
3-5 Math One Hen Board Game Instructions Instructions on how to assemble the One Hen Board Game. To be used with the One Hen Board Game download.
3-5 ELA One Hen Board Game Instructions Instructions on how to assemble the One Hen Board Game. To be used with the One Hen Board Game download.
3-5 Social Studies One Hen Board Game Instructions Instructions on how to assemble the One Hen Board Game. To be used with the One Hen Board Game download.
K-2 Math Playing to Learn Ideas on how to use the One Hen Board Game, which helps kids understand what it takes to start a business. To be used with the One Hen Board Game download.
K-2 ELA Playing to Learn Ideas on how to use the One Hen Board Game, which helps kids understand what it takes to start a business. To be used with the One Hen Board Game download.
K-2 Social Studies Playing to Learn Ideas on how to use the One Hen Board Game, which helps kids understand what it takes to start a business. To be used with the One Hen Board Game download.
3-5 Math Playing to Learn Ideas on how to use the One Hen Board Game, which helps kids understand what it takes to start a business. To be used with the One Hen Board Game download.
3-5 ELA Playing to Learn Ideas on how to use the One Hen Board Game, which helps kids understand what it takes to start a business. To be used with the One Hen Board Game download.
3-5 Social Studies Playing to Learn Ideas on how to use the One Hen Board Game, which helps kids understand what it takes to start a business. To be used with the One Hen Board Game download.
K-2 ELA Reading the One Hen Story Activity to help kids think about the problems and resolutions in the One Hen story.
K-2 Social Studies Reading the One Hen Story Activity to help kids think about the problems and resolutions in the One Hen story.
3-5 ELA Reading the One Hen Story Activity to help kids think about the problems and resolutions in the One Hen story.
3-5 Social Studies Reading the One Hen Story Activity to help kids think about the problems and resolutions in the One Hen story.
K-2 ELA Retelling the One Hen Story with Theater Ideas for how to dramatize the One Hen story.
K-2 Social Studies Retelling the One Hen Story with Theater Ideas for how to dramatize the One Hen story.
3-5 ELA Retelling the One Hen Story with Theater Ideas for how to dramatize the One Hen story.
3-5 Social Studies Retelling the One Hen Story with Theater Ideas for how to dramatize the One Hen story.
K-2 Math Starting a Business-Lemonade Stand Detailed instructions to help kids start a lemonade stand business and learn the appropriate financial terminology.
K-2 ELA Starting a Business-Lemonade Stand Detailed instructions to help kids start a lemonade stand business and learn the appropriate financial terminology.
K-2 Social Studies Starting a Business-Lemonade Stand Detailed instructions to help kids start a lemonade stand business and learn the appropriate financial terminology.
3-5 Math Starting a Business-Lemonade Stand Detailed instructions to help kids start a lemonade stand business and learn the appropriate financial terminology.
3-5 ELA Starting a Business-Lemonade Stand Detailed instructions to help kids start a lemonade stand business and learn the appropriate financial terminology.
3-5 Social Studies Starting a Business-Lemonade Stand Detailed instructions to help kids start a lemonade stand business and learn the appropriate financial terminology.
6-8 ELA Dear Kojo One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference post-reading exercise to help students to share with the author or provide their reactions to the book.
6-8 Social Studies Dear Kojo One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference post-reading exercise to help students to share with the author or provide their reactions to the book.
6-8 Math Integrating One Hen Resources in Classroom Teaching Overview of how to integrate the One Hen lesson plans and other resources into different subjects.
6-8 Social Studies Integrating One Hen Resources in Classroom Teaching Overview of how to integrate the One Hen lesson plans and other resources into different subjects.
6-8 ELA Kids Can Change the World Ideas for researching inspiring young entrepreneurs and how kids can make a difference.
6-8 Social Studies Kids Can Change the World Ideas for researching inspiring young entrepreneurs and how kids can make a difference.
6-8 Social Studies Lemonade Stand Challenge Overview of how to start a lemonade stand project or contest and ways to incorporate the activity into the school curriculum.
6-8 Math Personal Finance Matters Lesson to help kids identify how finance will play an important part in their lives and in achieving aspirations.
6-8 Math Start Your Own Microcredit Agency Class project to help students set up their own microcredit agency that is dedicated to improving life at their school, in their community, or in another country.
6-8 Social Studies To Market to Market One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference post-reading ideas to help kids think about the differences between food in North America and in Kojo’s community.
6-8 Social Studies Where in the World One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference pre-reading questions to help kids think about the location and culture of Ghana.
6-8 ELA Write a Biography Activity to help kids think about the life of Dr. Kwabena Darko (inspiration from the One Hen book) and write about other famous people.
6-8 Social Studies Write a Biography Activity to help kids think about the life of Dr. Kwabena Darko (inspiration from the One Hen book) and write about other famous people.
6-8 ELA Learning About Ghana Lesson to introduce kids to other countries and their locations on a map, and to learn about the origin of the alphabet and names used in Ghana.
6-8 Social Studies Learning About Ghana Lesson to introduce kids to other countries and their locations on a map, and to learn about the origin of the alphabet and names used in Ghana.
6-8 ELA Making a Difference through Giving & Receiving Lesson to help kids understand how one person can make a difference through giving and receiving.
6-8 Social Studies Making a Difference through Giving & Receiving Lesson to help kids understand how one person can make a difference through giving and receiving.
6-8 Math One Hen Board Game Instructions Instructions on how to assemble the One Hen Board Game. To be used with the One Hen Board Game download.
6-8 ELA One Hen Board Game Instructions Instructions on how to assemble the One Hen Board Game. To be used with the One Hen Board Game download.
6-8 Social Studies One Hen Board Game Instructions Instructions on how to assemble the One Hen Board Game. To be used with the One Hen Board Game download.
6-8 ELA Reading the One Hen Story Activity to help kids think about the problems and resolutions in the One Hen story.
6-8 Social Studies Reading the One Hen Story Activity to help kids think about the problems and resolutions in the One Hen story.
6-8 Math Starting a Business-Lemonade Stand Detailed instructions to help kids start a lemonade stand business and learn the appropriate financial terminology.
6-8 ELA Starting a Business-Lemonade Stand Detailed instructions to help kids start a lemonade stand business and learn the appropriate financial terminology.
6-8 Social Studies Starting a Business-Lemonade Stand Detailed instructions to help kids start a lemonade stand business and learn the appropriate financial terminology.
K-2 Math Kojo's Math Problem Math problems involving addition and subtraction that relate to the book One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big.
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