Economic Concepts Poster Contest

State Winner, Economics Poster Contest, 7th grade

Economic Concepts Poster Contest


Lessons which support the concepts used in the Economic Concepts Poster Contest can be found on the St Louis Fed's page for elementary classrooms.

Opportunity Cost

  • Piggy Bank Primer: Saving and Budgeting (Grade level 1-3)
  • So Few of Me (ages 7-9)
  • Less Than Zero (ages 8-10)
  • The Pickle Patch Bathtub (ages 8-10)
  • Something from Nothing (ages 8-10)
  • On the Court with ... Michael Jordan (ages 9-11)
  • Uncle Jed's Barbershop (ages 9-11)
  • Glo Goes Shopping (Grade level K-3)

Productive Resources

  • Messy Bessey's Holidays (ages 5-7)
  • The Goat in the Rug (ages 8-10)
  • Tortilla Factory (ages 8-10)
  • Little House in the Big Woods (ages 9-11)
  • Little Nino's Pizzeria (Grade level 1-3)

Goods and Services

  • Piggy Bank Primer: Saving and Budgeting (Grade level 1-3)
  • Money, Money, Honey Bunny! (ages 6-8)


  • Monster Musical Chairs (ages 5-6)
  • So Few of Me (ages 7-9)

Other resources:

  • Rules, Guidelines and Awards (as shown on regional contest flyers)
  • List of contest concepts (as shown on regional contest flyers)
  • EconEdLink
    Enter one of the poster contest's concepts into the search box; view the available lessons that help you teach that concept.
  • KidsEcon Posters
    These resources help teachers of all grades incorporate economic concepts in a visual manner. Each classroom poster is supported by curriculum lessons tied to standards. 
  • Read what teachers say about the Economics Poster Contest