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Why Should Kids be Taught The Value of Money?

Money is one of the most essential things that are required in life and thus it is important for you to teach your child the value of money. Money is important and it has to be earned. Money does not come for free and thus the value should not be underestimated. Here is how you can teach kids the value of money.

Teach them the basics of math - Why Should Kids be Taught The Value of Money?

Teach them the basics of math

Once your child starts going to school and has learnt the basic concept of math, talk to them about the basics of money and also ask them to practice. You can also ask them to do some chores and gift them with a coin or so, so that they can understand the value of money. Also play games like monopoly money games at home and your child will slowly understand the importance of money.

Give them a piggy bank - Why Should Kids be Taught The Value of Money?

Give them a piggy bank

Gift your baby a piggy bank and some coins and ask them to save money in their piggy bank. This will help to grow a sense of responsibility within them. Play a market game and ask your child to make a bill in small amounts. You can also make a visual record so that your child can learn to play more and also teach them how to keep records.

Take them to the bank

When your children grow up a little bit, take them to the bank along with you and tell them the importance and the functions of a bank. Explain to them the concept of an account, and also ask them to deposit some amount of money at regular intervals. If your children have their own bank account, this will encourage them to save more and understand the importance of money

These are some of the best ways in which you can teach your children the value and the importance of money so that they can earn and spend wisely in future.

About Yezdan ASIL

Child Development Specialist. I finished a university child development specialization department. I teach at a private school.

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