Personal finance and the importance of math in everyday life.


Brad Zupp – Simply Sensible Entertainment




K-2, 3-5


Theatre, Magic, Storytelling, Circus Arts


Health, Science, The Arts


Two shows: $900 ($650 1st show, $250 for each additional show at the same school on the same day)

Dates Available

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Program Theme

Program #1 – FUNance – Where FUN and FINANCE Collide!

Students discover the importance of math in everyday life while learning personal finance.

Program Description

Students discover the importance of math in everyday life by learning personal finance! Students learn:

  • Needs and wants
  • Saving money: what it is plus why and how to do it
  • Where money comes from – and goes
  • Budgeting (how to get anything they want with a spending plan)
  • What debt is, plus why and how to avoid it
  • Careers
  • Financial Goal Setting
  • And more!

All concepts are made fun, memorable and entertaining by using the performing arts, comedy, and audience interaction. 

Mr. Z. is a former financial planner and former Ringling Brother and Barnum & Bailey Circus clown. He has combined his two passions of teaching people about money and entertaining people to create a fun, one-of-a-kind assembly about personal finance and the importance of math in everyday life. His 25+ years as a world-renowned performer makes abstract financial concepts exciting and entertaining.

Preview video, reviews and more at

A torn up newspaper, magic, and storytelling demonstrate where money goes…and how much remains after essentials are paid for

Plate spinning and comedy get students excited as they learn about balancing needs and wants

Students in grades 3-5 create a sample spending plan for themselves

K-2 Students learn the basics of budgeting with juggling cups: ‘Now,’ ‘Soon,’ ‘Later,’ and ‘Share’


(877) 707-9534


154 County Route 52
Greenwich, NY 12834

Associated Acts/Performances

Program #2: The Feats of Memory Show

Program Theme:

Students improve focus and discover how to remember more of what they see, hear, and read – getting better grades, improving confidence, and reducing stress.

Program Description:


Entertaining students while teaching them the science of remembering!
Performing arts combined with essential education:
  • The three keys to unlocking every student’s amazing memory ability
  • The three steps to remembering anything
  • How the brain stores information
  • Why we forget – and how to help the mind remember what is important
  • Why homework, review, and studying are so important
  • And much more.

Presented with theater, comedy, storytelling, circus arts and amazing “feats of memory,” including:

  • Memorizing the names of dozens of students
  • Memorizing a random 40 digit number provided by the students in less than 30 seconds.


Performed by a record-setting Memory Athlete/world-renowned performing artist. Reviews, preview video and more at:

Mr. Z has been featured on TV, radio, podcasts and newspapers around the world

Presented by Mr. Z, a record-setting memory athlete

Why an assembly about memory? Many reasons!

When asked, students in grades 3+ admit to struggling with remembering.


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