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.

resources

Biz Kid$
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.

interactive games

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.
Financial Football
 This fast-paced, interactive game engages students who are football fans while teaching them personal finance skills.
Cash Calculators
The Mint Cash Calculator will help you plan a way to manage your cash based on four buckets: Save. Spend. Invest. Give.
The Fun Vault
This is a gaming site for kids aged 5-8 with 10 games about basics: saving money, setting and working towards goals, and identifying coins and currency.
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.

worksheets

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