Kids And Money: Teaching Kids To Save For The Future

Posted by Kristy Beaudry McCain on Jul 19, 2014 2:19:04 AM

Teaching Kids About Being Financially Responsible Pays Big Dividends

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Building Financially Savvy Students

Introducing kids and teens to financial literacy helps them learn ways to spend wisely. Students should learn why it’s important to save a part of what you earn for things you want in the future and emergencies. Kids can earn money, too. Teaching them about age-appropriate jobs kids can do sparks an interest in learning and earning!

Important Financial Topics For Kids and Teens

  • Saving for the future
  • Making wise choices with money
  • Ways for kids and teens to earn income
  • Making good decisions
  • Smart shopping

Recommended Reads About Money

Readers have the opportunity to enjoy many titles that teach about almost money and fiances. Some titles are even available in the read aloud format. These are great for beginning readers. More advanced readers can push the icon and the text can be read aloud to them in another language. This is helpful for second language learners of all ages. This is a great opportunity to enrich student’s educational skills by introducing them to another language and new educational content. Big Universe offers hundreds of titles in many different languages on thousands of topics. Find these delightful and engaging texts for children of all ages at

thumb Saving for the Future

by Mattie Reynolds (author) © 2013
ISBN: 9781937529383 AR: / /

There are many things a person needs. But there are also things we want. With this introduction to financial literacy, you can learn why it’s important to save a part of what you earn for things you want in the future.

thumb-1 Dollars and Sense: Developing Good Money Habits

by John Burstein (author) © 2010
ISBN: 9781427195326

Slim Goodbody provides children with the fundamentals of money including intrinsic value, and how to save and spend wisely. Money and the way people deal with it, affects almost every aspect of life from purchasing healthy foods to buying running shoes.


thumb-1 Kids Making Money

by Mattie Reynolds (author) © 2013
ISBN: 9781937529376 AR: / /

Grown-up people earn money in different ways. But kids can earn too. Learn about age-appropriate jobs kids can do and how money earned can add up to spend, save, and share wisely.

thumb-2 Super-Smart Shopping

by Mattie Reynolds (author) © 2013
ISBN: 9781937529390 AR: / /

People shop for things they need and things they want. Before spending money, smart shoppers save, budget, and compare. This introduction to financial literacy helps us learn ways to spend wisely.

thumb What Should I Do? Making Good Decisions

by John Burstein (author) © 2011
ISBN: 9780778797906 AR:

Its very important for a child to learn how to make good decisions. In this informative new book, Slim Goodbody helps children learn the steps they should follow in making almost any decision: Stop, Think, Act, Review (STAR).

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