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

Tips on How to Make House Cleaning a Fun Activity


Mothers are probably one of the busiest people here on earth. Their schedule starts early in the morning, getting the kids ready to school and it continues throughout the whole day. This is one of the reasons why skills in time management is very important. If not for proper planning, it might be impossible to finish all the scheduled tasks for the day.

Keeping the home clean is another activity that is often regarded as a mom’s responsibility. While most fathers would be in charge in repairs and major housework, mothers on the other hand are tasked to perform house cleaning. Of course sweeping the floors and making the beds are a daily routine but it will be best to do a general house cleaning at least once a week.


Now, the thought of having to do everything during a nice Saturday morning could be hard but doing it on a weekend means one thing: you don’t have to do it alone. Here are some tips on how you can make house cleaning a fun activity not only for you but for the entire family as well:

  1. Get your kids involved. Depending on their age, it is ideal to introduce this responsibility to your children. Determine what kind of activity they will be able to do. Start with the basics such as making their own beds or sweeping the floor. Young kids could think of it as a game so keep them interested by doing some role playing. The more matured ones could do more complicated tasks such as the laundry or cleaning the dishes. Assign a responsibility to each kid and teach them the right way to do it.
  2. Make a list of the cleaning tasks that needs to be done weekly. Major activities such as cleaning the windows or vacuuming the floors are just some of routines that could be performed during the weekend. Having a list of the household chores could help you determine which ones are to be done on a daily basis and the chores that you need to do every weekend.

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Lastly, get all your cleaning materials ready. To save time and energy gather all the things that you would need. Remember that if you are going to use chemicals to keep them away from the reach of your young children. Doing the house chores together as a family does not only make it easier but faster too.

Amy is a freelance content writer that is passionate about reading and traveling. She is currently working on a gulvafslibning project which aims to provide information about floor sanding.
  

Comments

  1. House cleaning is a chore every one hates to do but making it fun will indeed make it easier to finish. My oldest daughter is already mature enough to handle house chores but my son is still adjusting to it. Hehehehe...

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  2. No. 1 palang mahirap na hehehe.. But i know sooner or later, my kids need to learn the chores... :)

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  3. We're teaching our 4-year old na rin about house chores. Making it a game does work but not all the time kasi very short lang attention span nila. Hehe.

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  4. gulvafslibning-gulvafslibningJanuary 14, 2014 at 4:18 AM

    Sure, my kids also need to learn choores. In Denmark the learn chores in gulvafslibning-gulvafslibning.dk where teachers are excelent.

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