Smart Lessons That Are All Fun and GamesChoose an activity and get started! Your kids will love the quality time you spend with them, and in the process, they will learn values to help them learn and grow.
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:
Delayed GratificationGet your kids started on a path to patience by encouraging them to work toward a spending goal and wait for the reward.Your kids will shop catalogs for three toys or items they wish to buy—one inexpensive item, one medium-priced, and one higher-priced. Then they will create a goal sheet with an estimated saving time for each item and track their progress over several weeks or months. Finally, they can celebrate their hard work and patience by purchasing the toy they want with their hard-earned money!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:
The Envelope, PleaseTeach your kids how to be smart with their money by helping them make special envelopes!Your kids will learn the three basic steps of budgeting by creating envelopes for giving, saving and spending. Together, you will decide on chores they can do to earn commission. And you will celebrate once a week with a payday where they will earn money for the chores they did.What your child will learn:
If I Had a Hundred DollarsTeach your kids to prioritize their spending by giving them imaginary cash!For a child, $100 is a pretty big deal. In this activity, kids will decide what they would do if they had $100 and draw a picture of how they would spend the money. Then, you will work together to come up with a spending plan and talk about ways to reach their goal.What your child will learn: