Teaching Children Money Management
This category is all about kids and money. Learn about teaching kids about money, personal finance, allowances, kids earning money, and starting their own businesses. Also learn about saving money for your kids.
We also have included some suggested teaching material, games, and activities to help you teach kids money skills, including basic money skills, money management, personal finance, and other important life skills.
TEACHING CHILDREN AND TEENS ABOUT MONEY
Teaching Children and Teens about Money
How to teach a child about money. The earlier you can teach a child or teenager about money, including earning, saving, and spending responsibility, the better prepared they will be to manage their own money.
KIDS AND MAKING MONEY
Kids and Making Money
Learn about different ways that kids can make money. Making money is a good way for your child to learn
Play Money for Teaching Money Skills
This section includes printable play money pages for teaching counting money skills.
Click on one of the links below to go to the category or to open a new browser window with the play money sheet to download and print.
Next, see our counting money category for lessons and worksheets to learn money recognition skills, and how to count and use money.
Create sheets of coins. Good for money lesson plans.
Realistic bills. Suitable for money lesson plans. Create paper money.
ONE DOLLAR BILLS
FIVE DOLLAR BILLS
TEN DOLLAR BILL
TWENTY DOLLAR BILLS
FIFTY DOLLAR BILLS
All currency worksheets are for educational purposes only.
COUNTING MONEY WORKSHEETS AND LESSONS
COUNTING MONEY, WORKSHEETS, LESSON PLANS, LESSONS
Game: Flipping Coins
Start with a pile of coins. Take turns
flipping, spinning, or tossing coins. The winner is the one
with the most coins at the end. For additional difficulty,
the winner is the one with the most money at the completion of the
Game: Adding Money Stacks
Each player starts with a pile of coins.
Then separate each pile into each type of coin — pennies,
nickels, dimes, quarters. Then add each pile of coins.
Finally, add all the coins together. The winner is the one
with the most money.
Game: Money Conversion
Die with only a 1,2,or 3 on it.
Start by rolling the die.
Level 1: See who gets to five pennies first.
Level 2: See who gets to two nickels.
For help, use a sheet of paper. Divide
the sheet in half with a marker. Label one side “pennies”
Counting Money – Count Coins
Our basic worksheet for practice counting coins and money. Pennies, Nickels, Dimes, Quarters. Also, you may use coins with amounts written on the coin, coin names, the back of coins, Canadian coins (including Loonies), Euros, and British Currency. Also mix coin fronts and coin backs – heads and tails. 1 cent, 5 cents, 10 cents, 25 cents.
Practice counting coins and writing the respective amounts. Pennies, Nickels, Dimes, Quarters. Available with faces (younger students) and without face pictures.
COUNTING MONEY LESSON PLAN
Counting Money Practice – Lesson Plan
Includes hands-on instruction and classroom exercises for teaching counting money. Students practice counting money. For improving counting and identification skills with coins.
WHAT IS MONEY LESSON PLAN
What is Money? – Lesson Plan
Students become acquainted with money. Lesson includes learning about money as an exchange tool to purchase goods, and
Money and Kids
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Allowance and Your Preschooler Before the age of four or five, most children have little concept of money and its function. Older preschoolers begin to understand its usefulness—and may want some of their own. Giving your four-year-old a smal…
Addition and Subtraction Printables
Print this play money to help kids learn to count and manage dollars and cents! Cut out the realistic bills and coins for hours of math-related fun.
Money and Kids
Providing Financial Help to