1. Money

Teaching Kids with Money Games

By

Money games for kids are great teaching tools for parents who want to teach their children what money is, how it's used and its value. Playing these types of games with your kids makes learning fun and encourages children to ask questions about money and hopefully probe a little deeper.

Parents can play money games with their kids online or as board games, or better yet, they can create their own homemade games that encourage learning. Your children will have fun and learn some valuable money management skills.

1. Money Board Games for Kids

Among these board games that will teach your children about money management are Monopoly, Game of Life, Payday, Moneywise Kids, Money Bags, Easy Money, Exact Change and Careers. Learning about money can be part of a family fun night!

2. Online Money Games for Kids

Five fun online games that your children can play to learn about money, what it's worth and how to use spend and use it wisely are Piggy Bank, Money Word Games, Change Maker, Counting Coins and Money Flash Cards. These particular games focus on counting and making change, but there are plenty of other such games on the internet. All you have to do is find them and try them.

3. Homemade Money Games for Kids

Great games don't always have to be purchased. You can make lots of games to encourage learning with the materials around your house. Get creative by pretending to be a bank or practice making change for purchases.
  1. About.com
  2. Money
  3. Kids & Money
  4. Teaching Children
  5. Money Games for Kids and How to Use Them for Teaching Purposes

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.