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Deal QuestTeach your kids to be savvy and responsible shoppers with a grocery-shopping challenge. In this grocery-store challenge, kids will shop for and purchase five items for under $20. But, here’s the fun part: they get to keep the change! So the smarter they shop, the more money they get to keep for themselves. This fun game will teach kids how to comparison-shop and spend wisely so they save more. What your child will learn:
The Great Chore ChallengeTeach your kids that money comes from work with this Jeopardy-style chore challenge! Your kids will choose a dollar amount from one of five categories on a scoreboard. Each dollar amount has a mystery chore written on the back of it. Kids must complete the chore and bring the note back to you before they select the next chore. The child who has the highest dollar amount at the end of the game wins!What your child will learn:
Shoot for the StarsTeach your kids to shoot for the stars by setting goals and working to complete them.Work together to write some family and individual goals for the year. Your kids will create goal magnets in the shape of stars and place them at the bottom of your refrigerator. Then, when they complete one of their goals, they will move that star to the top of the fridge—just like a shooting star—to show that they’ve accomplished that goal.What your child will learn:
Show Me the PriceTeach your kids how much things really cost!Today your kids will learn what everyday grocery items cost—and hopefully what it takes to be a responsible spender. Kids will guess the prices of five grocery items from your own cupboard or pantry. Then you will reveal the real cost and discuss how much it would take for them to earn enough commission to pay for those items. What your child will learn:
A Piece of the PuzzleTeach your kids how to be patient while working and saving for a big goal!Your child will build their patience muscles by setting a goal—in the form of a puzzle—and working to complete it. Let your child think of a toy or item they want and then have them draw it on the puzzle grid. Assign chores and dollar amounts to each puzzle piece and see how quickly your child can complete the puzzle and earn the money to buy the item.What your child will learn:
A Manner of SpeakingTeach your kids to remember and use their manners with The Manners Game! We all want our children to use good manners automatically. For this activity, your kids will play The Manners Game where they will earn points (and prizes) for using key phrases like “Please” and “Thank you.” You can make the game extra challenging by letting children practice their good manners at the grocery story or at a restaurant.What your child will learn:
The Home CaféTeach your kids the importance of serving others by letting them run their own restaurant!Your kids will run their very own restaurant—in your dining room! From designing their own menu to taking and filling food orders, your kids will learn what it takes to run a restaurant well. They will discover the values of hard work and serving others—things that will help them succeed in both work and life.What your child will learn: