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

How Summer Camps Benefits Your Kids



Kids are naturally active and adventurous. During a lazy summer months, allowing them to join summer camps and other socio-cultural activities is one of the best ways to help them develop themselves physically and socially.  Summer camps are usually based near the wood or lakes and they have facilities to offer kids different sorts of activities. In these camps, your kid can learn to fish, swim, sail, hike, and go orienteering for the first time.  



For a week or two, your kids can unplug themselves from the digital world and try out things that they may not have experienced before. So haul your kids away from the television and the computer for the next couple weeks and see them change and develop confidence in themselves when they come back. In summer camps, kids bond with one another and they make lasting friendships here. They don’t experience doing all things including sleeping and waking up with other kids that’s not their siblings anywhere else than in these camps.

Kid’s exposure to new things, adventure and activities as well as their bonding with other kids at summer camps make them more sociable and ready for anything. Summer camp experiences build up their confidence and make them physically fit and ready to take on new challenges once the activity is over. 

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