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America the Beautiful Quarters® Day
in the Classroom

White Mountain National Forest

Image shows the White Mountain National Forest quarter.

In 2010, the United States Mint began to issue 56 quarter-dollar coins featuring designs depicting national parks and other national sites as part of the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Program. The White Mountain National Forest quarter is the first of 2013 and the 16th overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program.

Teachers, below you will find several activities and links that will bring the excitement of White Mountain National Forest Quarter Day into your classroom.

White Mountain National Forest Quarter

Learn more about the quarter that honors this national site.

America the Beautiful Quarters Program

Find out more about this program that honors a national site in every state, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories.

America the Beautiful Quarters Program Lesson Plans

The America the Beautiful Quarters Program lesson plans are available for you to use in your classroom.  The lesson plans are FREE to download and are available in sets designed specifically for grades K and 1, 2 and 3, 4 through 6, 7 and 8 and 9 through 12. 

America the Beautiful Quarters Day Classroom Activities

With this link, you will find fun ways to infuse your curriculum with activities that celebrate the arrival of each new quarter.


Teachers' Network

Teachers, if the activities above have piqued your interest, be sure to join the United States Mint's Teachers' Network.  As a member, you will receive information about all of the new educational resources available from the United States Mint.



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