Money smart activities for kids is a splendid way to prepare them for their future. There are many ways to teach your child to save.
When you prepare your child to be responsible around money you give them one of the most important survival skills.
People who are not money smart are unable to plan for their future or manage the present.
There comes a time when your child has graduated from piggy banks but isn’t really ready for a bank account. A Christmas club can be an intermediate savings tool and a great way to introduce children to the concept of banking, interest, and medium-term savings goals.
How do two pigs teach kids about money?
Teaching kids to save money is important and often difficult. From a young age they are exposed to marketing messages telling them to buy more, want stuff, and spend money.
There are very few, if any, messages about saving money and the rewards of delayed gratification.
That puts the burden on parents to teach children about saving. Well, parents and pigs. You see, starting early is important and the earliest saving tool is the good old-fashioned piggy bank.
Have you ever considered the importance of how to teach kids about money?
Money smart children become financially responsible adults.
Children who have been trained to be money smart will carry the lessons they learn as children into their life as students, employees, husbands and wives, parents and grandparents. If they learn the lessons when they’re younger, the mistakes in adulthood are less frequent and less disastrous.
Some of those lessons learned in childhood relate to love, work, and values.
You teach your child the things that are important to you and the lessons you want them to learn to be successful, happy, and productive.
Unfortunately, one lesson that’s often neglected is the lesson of money.