The start of a person’s financial literacy journey is undeniably important and critical to their financial successes in the future. Learning the fundamental basics of financial prowess begins as kids–saving up allowances, controlling impulsive buys, finding ways to make money through chores and lemonade stands, etc.
Having the proper skills and knowledge about what to do with money and how to use it wisely at a young age is key to a good financial grasp for the future.
Here, you will find helpful links, interactive games, and useful worksheets that can teach you the basics of what being smart with your money means.
|Biz Kid$ contains lessons, videos, and fun games to interact with when starting your journey towards financial literacy!|
|Introduction to the Basics|
|In this adventure, you’ll learn all about money — where it comes from, how you earn it, use it, and how banks help keep your money safe when you’re not using it.|
|Avengers Comic Teaches Mad Money Skills (English/Spanish)|
|Join the Avengers in this exciting educational comic about saving money and saving the day.|
|Kids’ Finance Word Search|
|Play a money-themed word search game, and build your financial vocabulary.|
|Learn about earning and saving money for a goal by exploring this online neighborhood – complete tasks to earn virtual money, to be spent in the virtual stores.|
|Peter Pig’s Money Counter|
|In this interactive game, kids practice identifying, counting and saving money while learning fun facts about U.S. currency.|
|Rich Kid Smart Kid|
|Financial lessons with fun video game characters is the best way to learn how to be smart with your money!|
|Fruit Splat Coin Game|
|Learn how to put together your budget and fruit prices with this fun splatter game.|
|This fast-paced, interactive game engages students who are football fans while teaching them personal finance skills.|
|The Mint Cash Calculator will help you plan a way to manage your cash based on four buckets: Save. Spend. Invest. Give.|
|U.S. Mint Pocket Change Games|
|Play free educational games online and learn more about coins! These fun kids games can be played for individual enrichment or as part of a lesson plan.|
|Sand Dollar City|
|You create a character and enter into a virtual reality to learn about managing expenses, bank accounts, credit cards, and saving money by making decisions and experiencing the consequences of those decisions.|