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August 29, 2023

Teach financial literacy with the Bank of Canada Museum: resources for grades 1 to 5

The Bank of Canada Museum has free elementary school resources that make learning math and financial literacy fun! This webinar walks teachers through online resources that are linked to all provincial and territorial curricula in math and financial literacy.
Content type(s): Multimedia Subject(s): Financial literacy, Math, Social studies Grade level(s): Grade 01, Grade 02, Grade 03, Grade 04, Grade 05
July 31, 2023

The Scenes of Canada series $100 bill

By: Graham Iddon


Few of us ever get a chance to see a Scenes of Canada $100 bill. Which is a pity, because it is an example of great bank note design with even greater imagery by a master engraver.
Content type(s): Blog posts Subject(s): History
July 13, 2023

Caring for your bank notes

By: Graham Iddon


Collecting paper money seems simple enough. But, paper is delicate stuff and demands a gentle touch.
Content type(s): Blog posts Subject(s): Arts
May 24, 2023

Money in 10 Questions: Kids Edition

On view until December 2024. Learn more about this exhibition, plan your visit, or check out some exhibition highlights and explore even more online activities.
May 3, 2023

Teaching math using money

By: Jonathan Jerome


From skip counting to making change, working with money is a great way for students to practice math skills.
Content type(s): Blog posts Subject(s): Economy, Financial literacy, Math Grade level(s): Early childhood / Kindergarten, Grade 01, Grade 02
April 4, 2023

Caring for your coins

By: Graham Iddon


Coin collecting can be a fun and fascinating hobby. But there are a few things you should know to keep your collection safe and in good condition. Because coins aren’t as robust as you might imagine.
Content type(s): Blog posts
March 22, 2023

Security is in the bank note

By: Graham Iddon


Collage, photo of wild west street, old bank notes, old counterfeiting brochure.
Security printing is a game of anticipating and responding to criminal threats. Counterfeiting is a game of anticipating and responding to bank note design. This cat and mouse relationship affects every aspect of a bank note.
February 2, 2023

Teaching art with currency

By: Adam Young


From design to final product, bank notes and coins can be used to explore and teach art, media and process.
January 31, 2023

Sensory Sundays

We’re turning down the lights and the volume for our sensory-sensitive visitors—explore the Museum using more than eyes and ears.
January 27, 2023

Summer camps at the Museum

Bring your camp crew to the Bank of Canada Museum this summer. Check out our available programs, and book your visit.
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