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Ways for a 9 Year Old to Make Money


If your 9 year old is looking for ways to make money, here are some ideas to get her started. Jobs and pay are variable based on your location, the difficulty, and the time it takes to complete each task.

1. Pet Sitter

Responsibilities typically include stopping by a neighbor's house to feed an animal a few times per day while the owner's are away. In addition, they can also offer to bring in the newspaper or mail and water any houseplants.

2. Mother's Helper

While your 9 year old is probably still a few years away from babysitting, being a mother's helper could be a great way to get started. Your child can help care for younger children, while a parent is still at home, but busy with other tasks.

3. Yard Work

A 9 year old may still be too young to mow lawns, but they may be able to help out with other yard work that homeowners need. 9 year olds can make money by raking leaves, spreading mulch, or planting flowers.

4. Dog Walker

Dogs need to get out for exercise all year long. Dogwalking is a great way for 9 year olds to make money. Make sure that your child feels comfortable with the pet before they take them for a walk the first time.

5. Lemonade Stand

A lemonade stand is always a fun business adventure for kids. Holding a lemonade sale once or twice during the summer is a great way to earn some extra money.

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