How to Teach Children About Money in 7 Easy Steps

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  Money can be a touchy subject for kids and parents alike, but it's also a topic that needs to be discussed. We want our children to understand the value of money and how it works, but it can be tricky to discuss these concepts without sounding preachy. As a parent myself, I've found that making learning about money fun is one way to get my child interested in the topic without worrying about them feeling like we're pushing an agenda or being lectured at. Here are some fun ways that you can teach your child about money : Let kids invent their own games or create their own money. Let kids invent their own games or create their own money. This works especially well with older children who already have a grasp on financial concepts like spending, saving, budgeting and investing. Let them create their own games using whatever they want as currency — anything from marbles to candy to paper clips could work! If they want to make up actual rules for using this new currency (f

Informational Toys for Kids


Children loves to play and it is beneficial to them if they will play on educational toys at an early age for they will learn as they play. We as parents need to know that functional and constructive playing takes a vital part in developing a healthy mind and body.  Informational toys will enhance a natural child’s curiosity, creativeness, and cognitive and logical thinking that will lead him to explore possibilities and learn to test each one.

In these simple playing activities, the child is learning basic problem solving skills while discovering and exploring the colors, numbers, letters, sizes and shapes.  Repetition of playing with these educational toys, the child gains confidence in his abilities which will encourage him to do new things.

Aside that playing is fun, it will also keep him busy while you can finish some of your house chores as well.

Here are suggestions of less- expensive educational toys that you may buy.

Toddler kids
  • Color, number and letter blocks
  • Construction blocks
  • Toy kitchen set
  • Puzzles form boards
  • Stackable blocks

 Preschool Kids
  • Activity boards or tables
  • Nursery Rhyme books with pop-ups
  • Shape and number sorter
  • Coloring Books
  • Edible Clay
  • Puzzles
  • Board games


I usually bring my kids to a bookstore during their preschool years to encourage and get them interested in reading.

More suggestions? Please feel free to write it in the comment form.

Comments

  1. As much as I can, I try to get my daughter educational toys such as clay, jigsaw puzzles, and even flash cards.  Since I work at a library, I'm lucky I can borrow these for free :)

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  2. wow!
     i am always in the library during my elementary days, because we cannot afford to buy beautiful illustrative books so i just borrow read them in the library instead

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