Teaching kids to save before they learn to spend is a fundamental step in children’s financial knowledge. Even before saving and spending children need to learn the language of money; what does it look like, how much value does it have and what does money look like when it is transacted online?
Below are a few downloadable resources and fun activities for kids to begin to learn the value of money and basic money mathematics. We encourage parents, grandparents, friends and teachers to use these resources and begin using the language of money around children, involve children in grocery shopping or budgeting, so they can start to understand principals of earning, buying, sharing and saving.
Learning about money is a lifelong journey and changes as children grow and learn but it starts with a simple but important foundation.
To enter the Kids’ Vault you don’t need a password or key, just an open mind for learning!
Look closely. You'll be able to find coins, cash and money.
Use this pocket money tracker to manage your earnings through chores and tasks.
Use this activity to work out how long it will take to reach your savings goal.
More fun below!
Skyrocket your savings with this visual savings goal tracker.
Wow, look at all those coins you have! Let's work out the total value.
Some words can have similar meanings. Can you word out the correct reference.
Find out how much change you'll get with this simple subtraction exercise.
Open an LLL Children's Savings Account and receive a bonus $5 deposit from us!*
*The $5 deposit is paid into the first account opened in the child’s name.
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