Friends in England went hunting in a field. They used metal detectors.
“Beep.” One friend found a coin. “Beep.” Another found a coin. “Beep-beep-beep-beep-beep.” There were coins, coins, and more coins!
All the coins are over 900 years old. They show two kings from that time. The friends found a real treasure.
READ MORE: Friends used metal detectors in a muddy field near Somerset, England. They dug up 2,528 coins! Some had the image of King Harold the Second on them. William the Conqueror went to war against King Harold. William won. He became king. More than half of the coins had his image on them. The coins belong to England. The friends will share a reward. God reminds us in 2 Chronicles 20:15, “Do not be afraid, for the battle is not yours but God’s.”
Lesson #4: I’ll Trade You. Money, in and of itself is nothing. It could be a shell, a metal coin, or an engraved piece of paper. Money allows people to trade goods and services indirectly. To help your children understand this, teach them about bartering. One site with game ideas is from kidslovetoknow.com. Or use ideas of your own.