Financial literacy is important, but how do you get kids engaged?

November 29, 2016 at 11:02 am

We can all agree that financial literacy is important, but it’s hard to teach kids about the importance of saving, budgeting and investing before they make money of their own. So how on earth do we grab the attention of uninterested kids? Make money talk fun!

Sometimes classroom lesson plans are hard to stand, but if activities are involved, the kids will be, too. For fun classroom ideas that will spark the interest of kids, visit The Money Godmother’s Blog. From crossword puzzles to duct tape wallets, many free downloads are available.

Another great resource the Federal Reserve of Chicago offers is the downloadable workbook, Econ Explorers. This workbook takes students on many different adventures while exploring different aspects of financial literacy.

Check out some of these resources to engage your students and make money talk fun.

Advertisements

Entry filed under: Uncategorized.

Teacher Opportunity Pennies to Paychecks – Students learn about finances the fun way


Upcoming Events

Iowa Jump$tart Meeting
March 14, 2017
At Professional Educators of Iowa

JumpStart Twitter

Archives

RSS The Money Godmother’s Blog

  • Best Car-Buying Strategies for Year-End December 16, 2017
    It’s December and you’ve noticed the car showrooms advertising “the greatest deals ever – buy now!” Who doesn’t want a new car? But does the end…
    moneygodmother

RSS AskMrG Blog

  • How To Put The "Merry" In Your Merry Christmas December 12, 2017
    (This article is being reprinted due to its popular reception when it first appeared. Adapted.)For many, Christmas time is not a happy time. In fact, it can be one of the most unhappiest times of the year. We may say, “Merry Christmas” to others we greet, but realistically, there is very little “merry” in our “Merry Christmas.”Because Christmas time focuses […]

%d bloggers like this: