Teaching Kids About Money: Tips, Methods & Activities

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Instructor: Sharon Linde
Money is a complex concept for children to grasp, not only how to count it but also its importance and impact on life. This lesson will explore methods of teaching basic money concepts, give tips on teaching practices and offer fun activities to support learning.

Teaching Methods for Money Concepts

Although they may not understand what each coin represents, or even how money actually works, most kids like money because they know it can be used to get them what they want. Teaching kids about money, especially how to count it can sometimes be tricky. Understanding money is a complex skill that relies on several abilities, including number sense and skip counting. Though challenging, you can teach young children about money using several simple steps.

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